Republic Day speech 27 Jan 2014
Remarks by High Commissioner Ravi Thapar at the Reception hosted by him on the occasion of the celebration of the 65th Republic Day of India
TVOA ( Tourist Visa on Arrival )
Services extended to four more airports namely Trivandram, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kochi with effect from 15th August 2013. This is in addition to existing four airports Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata.
New Zealand Foreign Minister Hon. Murray McCully
paid a bilateral visit to India on 4th June 2013. During his visit, Hon. McCully held meetings with Hon’ble External Affairs Minister; Hon’ble Minister for Commerce, Industry & Textiles; Hon’ble Sports Minister and the National Security Adviser of India.
Ninth Round of the India-New Zealand FTA Negotiations
took place in Wellington on 29-30 July 2013. Mr. J. K. Dadoo, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, led the Indian delegation. Reasonable progress was made and the two sides re-affirmed the commitment of their governments to furthering the bilateral trade.
Hon’ble HRD Minister of India, Dr. M. M. Pallam Raju,
led a high-level Indian delegation for the 2nd Meeting of the India-New Zealand Education Council, held at Wellington on July 8-9, 2013.