India and Timor Leste have signed a memorandum of understanding in the field of public health to extend affordable healthcare to the people of the Southeast Asian nation.
The External Affairs Ministry said in a statement the MoU was signed as Krishan Pal Gurjar, the minister of state for social justice and empowerment, concluded a four-day visit from 7th to 10th of April to Timor Lest.
The MoU was being discussed for more than five years and would open avenues of cooperation between the two countries.
The statement said in his discussions with the Timor Leste leadership, Gurjar conveyed India's strong desire to partner with the country in its socio-economic development. – News On Air