Tuesday, 02 Jun 2020

Peru: VP Naidu pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

Lima [Peru], May 13 : Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday paid tribute to father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi at Parque Mariscal Castilla in Peru's capital Lima.

He also visited Lima's Museum of Pachacamac and Pyramids along with the National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History.

VP Naidu arrived in the Peruvian capital on May 12 and met Peru's President Martin Vizcarra at the Presidential Palace in Lima on the same day.

VP Naidu, who is on a five-day visit to Central America's Guatemala, Panama and Peru, departed from Panama for Peru on May 11.

He reached Panama on May 9 where India and Panama signed two Memorandum of Understandings (MoU).

Before visiting Panama, the Vice President was in Guatemala where India and Guatemala signed an MoU for expanding cooperation in the area of diplomatic training.

Vice President Naidu's three-nation visit commenced on May 6. The agenda of visiting these places is to enhance bilateral ties with the country.

This is the Vice President's first overseas visit after assuming office last year.

(ANI | 2 years ago)