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Nations representing opportunities for trade, investment and friendship are now added to the list of nations in that part of the world where Salvadoran diplomacy and politics are making inroads, and led by the People’s Republic of China, Singapore, India and Vietnam, according to El Diario ElSalvador.

This decidedly pro-government publication assured that President Nayib Bukele continues to promote and strengthen the new foreign policy by opening embassies and consulates in Singapore, India and Vietnam, countries considered Asian giants and now important allies for the country’s socio-economic development.

Foreign Minister Alexandra Hill Tinoco, quoted in the publication, assured that the recent opening of these three embassies in Asia is part of President Bukele’s strategic vision “for the short-, medium- and long-term socio-economic development of El Salvador”.

The priority issues of El Salvador-Singapore relations will focus on infrastructure, trade, innovation and security, the local chancellery said.

In India they are looking for an ally for important projects such as digital transformation, renewable energies, health and medicine, agricultural development, art and culture.

Meanwhile, Vietnam, for its part, represents “an important bridge” to gain access to new markets in Southeast Asia, smart agriculture, coastal development, and defense and security, the local foreign ministry said.