High Commissioner of the Republic of India to St. Vincent and the Grenadines, His Excellency Mahender Singh Kanyal presented his letters of Credence to His Excellency Sir Frederick Ballantyne – Governor General of St. Vincent and the Grenadines at Government House on Monday January 21st 2019.
In 2013, the Government of India donated a sum of US$100,000 for Humanitarian Assistance in the wake of damages caused by floods.
Under the Programme, Modernization of Arrowroot Industry for Climate Change Resilient and Sustainable Rural Livelihoods in Indigenous Communities, St. Vincent and the Grenadines secured grant assistance to the tune of US$1.9 million from the Indian-UN Development Partnership Fund.
India’s partnership has also been extended in the field of training through short-term training courses for persons under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) for various programmes.
St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the Republic of India have a long history of diplomatic and economic cultural relations since mid 1980’s.