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Two-day ministerial meeting of WTO begins in New Delhi

Two-day ministerial meeting of WTO begins in New Delhi

The meet also gains significance as Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu has met several global representatives who are in Delhi.

A 2-day informal World Trade Organisation Ministerial meet began in the national capital on Monday with the intent to forge cooperation.Representatives from 50 countries are participating in the meet.

The meet will will provide an opportunity for free and frank discussions to representatives from several developed and developing countries.The meet is also expected to help resolve several complex issues.Addressing the meet.WTO Director General said discussion are on with the US for reforming the institution.

The meet in Delhi has also gained significance because of the absence of ministerial guidance at previous ministerial meet which took place in Argentina’s Buenos Aires in December last year.

The meet also gains significance as Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu has met several global representatives who are in Delhi.

In the backdrop of the meet WTO Director General also called on Prime Miniter Narendra Modi during the day.It is hoped that the mini-ministerial meet will pave the way for resolving several pending issues in the global trading body by bringing members together.