The Vice President said that India and Chile enjoy warm and friendly relations and both sides have cooperated with each other in the United Nations and other international organizations. He appreciated Chile`s support for India`s aspiration to be a permanent member of United Nation Security Council.
The Vice President said that Trade and Commerce is a vital area of cooperation between India and Chile and hoped that the implementation of the Expanded India-Chile Preferential Trade Agreement will facilitate enhancing of bilateral trade. He further said that India is a huge market and Government of India has taken steps to improve ease of doing business in India. In this context, we would welcome Chilean investments in various sectors in India, he added.