Indian president worried about Chávez's health
The Indian leader expects that his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chávez will have enough "strength and courage to overcome his current troubles"
The Indian leader specified that he welcomed as a "positive event" the favorable clinical reports concerning Chávez's "stabilization" after undergoing surgery in Cuba for the fourth time due to his cancer. Mukherjee added that he was praying for Chávez's quick recovery.
In his message, Mukherjee hopes that the Venezuelan leader will have enough "strength and courage to overcome his troubles" and delivered to Venezuela a token of support from the "people of India," Efe quoted.
India-Venezuela relations mostly rely on the energy business.
Cristian Fonseca, a businessman in La Candelaria district downtown Caracas, was doing the accounts in his small shop office on Sunday December 21, 2008. The Christmas shopping season kept him working late hours into the night. It was around 11 p.m. and his phone rang. A friend broke the bad news to him over the telephone.