India, Peru signs agreement in field of Renewable Energy


India and Peru signed an agreement in the field of Renewable Energy at Lima. The pact was signed in the presence of Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and the Prime Minister Cesar Villanueva Arevalo. The leaders discussed various bilateral and international issues of mutual interest. Mr Naidu, is in Lima on the last leg of his visit to three Central American nations Guatemala, Panama and Peru.

The discussions were held in the field of pharmaceuticals, space, defence, supply of LPG, clean energy, agriculture and science & technology. There is a possibility of collaboration in Quinoa cultivation and processing with Peru. 
Peru is an important country for multilateral issues and all the leaders strongly supported India’s candidature for a permanent seat in UN Security Council. Both the leaders have agreed to work together to combat the menace of terrorism. 
Vice President’s visit to Guatemala, Panama and Peru is very important as this will enhance and strengthen the bilateral relations and will increase trade, investments and cooperation among these countries. 
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has said, India and Peru may be separated by geographical location but the two countries are united in the quest for bettering the lives of the people. He lauded the efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said, he unleashed a massive effort to make up for the time and opportunities lost since independence. PM Modi has given the nation the mantra of Reform, Perform and Transform which has found an echo across the nation.