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.
"Cocoa is to Venezuelans what wine is to the French," says Alejandro Prosperi, head of the Venezuelan Chamber of Cocoa, using this simile to express the paramount importance or the cocoa industry for the country. Often times heralded as "the best cocoa in the world," a passion for quality dating back to the sixteenth century has made Venezuelan cocoa growers to enjoy high prestige at international level and their product to be among the most sought-after in the world.