Paraguay: Bust of Mahatma Gandhi unveiled

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar unveiled a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Paraguay during his first official visit to South America.

Key Points

  • He also praised the decision of Asuncion Municipality to put the statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the main bank of the city. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is on an official visit to Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina from 22-27 August.
  • Along with this External Affairs Minister inaugurated the premises of the newly opened Indian Embassy which started functioning in January 2022 in Paraguay.
  • During his visit to Paraguay he also visited the historic Casa de la Independencia from where the South American country’s Independence movement started more than two centuries ago.



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