Friday, March 11, 2016

Mexico can learn from India dealing with diaspora: Minister

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New Delhi, March 11 : Among the things Mexico can learn from India is dealing with the diaspora, the Latin American country's Minister for Foreign Affairs Claudia Ruiz-Massieu Salinas said on Friday.

"India has the largest diaspora at 16 million. Mexico has the second largest at 12 million," Salinas, who arrived here on Friday on a two-day visit, said while delivering the 22nd Sapru House Lecture.
"India has a long tradition of recognising the value of its diaspora abroad for public diplomacy," she said.
In this connection, she also referred to the merger of the ministry of overseas Indian affairs with the ministry of external affairs.
On India-Mexico relations, she said that both countries shared a vision of the future and their place as regional power and economic hubs.
"Back home we call it 'Moving Mexico'. Here you call it 'Make in India'," Salinas said. ...

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