India-Peru Current Affairs
India and Peru signed agreement in field of Renewable Energy. The pact was signed after bilateral meeting between Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister of Peru Cesar Villanueva Arevalo in Lima. Vice President’s visited Peru was last leg of his first state visit to three Central American nations Guatemala, Panama and Peru. This was very important visit as it will help to enhance and strengthen India’s bilateral relations with these nations and will increase trade, investments and cooperation among these countries.
During the meeting, India and Peru discussed various bilateral and international issues of mutual interest. The discussions were held in field of pharmaceuticals, space, defence, supply of LPG, clean energy, agriculture and science & technology.
They also discussed possibility of collaboration in Quinoa cultivation and processing with Peru. Peru is important country for multilateral issues for India and it supported India’s candidature for permanent seat in United Nations Security Council (UNSC). Both countries agreed to work together to combat menace of terrorism.