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Envoys of 3 nations present credentials to Prez through video conference

Envoys of 3 nations present credentials to Prez through video conference

New Delhi, Jul 8 (UNI) President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday accepted credentials from Heads of Mission from New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Uzbekistan.
This was the second time in recent times that credentials presentation in Rashtrapati Bhavan happened through video-conference in the wake of Covid-19 outbreak.
The Heads of Mission, who presented their credentials, were David Pine, High Commissioner of New Zealand, Sir Philip Barton, High Commissioner of the United Kingdom and Akhatov Dilshod Khamidovich, Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan, an official release here said.
Accepting the credentials, President Kovind conveyed his warm wishes to the envoys on their appointment. He said India had deep rooted ties with all three countries and shared a common outlook on key global issues with them.
Noting that enhancing global cooperation was the need of the hour to effectively tackle the Covid-19 pandemic, he stated that India was in the forefront of ongoing international efforts to defeat the pandemic.
He emphasised that as a member of the UN Security Council for the term 2021-22, India looked forward to working with the international community to strengthen global peace and prosperity.
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