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Vice President Naidu meets King Philippe of the Belgians


BRUSSELS: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu met King Philippe of the Belgians on Thursday and the two leaders expressed their commitment to boost bilateral investment, trade and people-to-people ties.

Naidu, who is here to attend the 12th ASEM Summit, recalled the friendly ties between the two countries based on shared commonalities and commitment to rule of law, pluralism and federalism, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement.

“Both sides expressed their commitment to boost investment, trade and people-to-people ties,” it said.

The Vice President called for the collective efforts of the global community to counter terrorism.

He also shared his perspective on the successful flagship initiatives of the Government of India including innovative governance to address the complex challenges faced by India as the world’s largest democracy and to simultaneously put the country on a faster, inclusive growth and development trajectory. (AGENCIES)