Ambassador Sabino Vaca Narvaja recently conducted a series of significant meetings in Shanghai with high-ranking officials from both the BRICS Bank and the Chinese government. The discussions were fruitful, aiming to strengthen cooperation and explore new avenues for collaboration within the framework of BRICS.
During his meeting with BRICS Bank President Dilma Rousseff, Ambassador Narvaja emphasized the importance of boosting ties between Argentina and the BRICS Bank, particularly in the context of economic recovery and sustainable development initiatives. Both parties acknowledged the potential for joint projects that align with Argentina’s national priorities and contribute to the bank’s mandate of promoting inclusive and equitable growth across the BRICS nations.
President Rousseff welcomed Ambassador Narvaja’s visit and expressed her willingness to support Argentina’s engagement with the BRICS Bank. She highlighted the bank’s commitment to financing sustainable infrastructure projects and promoting green initiatives. President Rousseff also praised Argentina’s efforts to achieve carbon neutrality and encouraged further cooperation on projects that advance the sustainability agenda.
Ambassador Narvaja further reiterated Argentina’s commitment to deepening ties with the BRICS Bank, emphasizing the government’s dedication to implementing transformative policies that align with the bank’s vision. He highlighted Argentina’s rich pool of resources, diverse sectors, and strategic geographic location, all of which present opportunities for mutually beneficial partnerships.
In another meeting, Ambassador Narvaja held discussions with Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang. The discussions revolved around enhancing Argentina-China relations within the BRICS framework. Minister Gang emphasized China’s commitment to expanding cooperation with Argentina, particularly in areas such as trade, investment, and infrastructure development.
Ambassador Narvaja applauded China’s remarkable economic growth and expressed his country’s interest in leveraging Chinese expertise and capital for infrastructure projects in Argentina. He highlighted the potential for joint ventures that would drive economic growth, create employment opportunities, and promote sustainable development. Both parties expressed their eagerness to explore concrete opportunities for collaboration in various sectors, including energy, agriculture, and technology.
Additionally, Ambassador Narvaja and Minister Gang exchanged views on global issues of mutual concern, such as climate change, multilateralism, and the reform of international institutions. They emphasized the significance of strengthening South-South cooperation and the BRICS partnership to address these challenges effectively.
In conclusion, Ambassador Sabino Vaca Narvaja’s series of meetings with high-ranking officials from the BRICS Bank and the Chinese government in Shanghai underscored Argentina’s commitment to deepening ties within the BRICS framework. The discussions centered around exploring avenues for collaboration and harnessing the potential of joint projects that contribute to sustainable development and economic recovery. Both the BRICS Bank and China expressed their willingness to support and engage with Argentina, recognizing the country’s resources, sectors, and geographic advantages. The meetings also highlighted the importance of South-South cooperation and the BRICS alliance in addressing global challenges and shaping a more equitable and sustainable future.