NEW YORK: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Guyana's President David Arthur Granger here today.
“Connecting with an important partner in Latin America. PM @narendramodi meets Prez David Arthur Granger of Guyana,” Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) official spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.
"President Granger presents PM @narendramodi copies of two monographs written by him," he added.
India’s relations with Guyana are warm and cordial with a high degree of understanding. The interaction is structured through periodic Joint Commissions, Foreign Office Consultations, Cultural Exchange Programme and ITEC. Though structured bilateral visits are not very frequent, there are meetings of leaders at international conferences, either in India or abroad.
There is a small Indian community of Indians aprox 300 working as doctors, nurses, lab technicians, small business, skilled workers and laborers in big companies in Guyana. The number of Indians is likely to increase with the Construction of specialty hospital and participation of Indian companies in the field of Agriculture.