Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday thanked the Brazilian President, Michel Temer, for his country's support in "understanding India's aspirations" for acquiring membership in the Nuclear Suppliers' Group (NSG) even as four Memorandum of Understandings were inked between the two countries.
Modi, who met the Brazilian President on the sidelines of the BRICS summit at Goa, also thanked Brazil for supporting India's actions against terrorism and for early adoption of the key anti-terror initiative at the UN - Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT).
"We deeply appreciate Brazil's support for India's actions in combating terrorism".
Modi, in his media statement, described Brazil as one of India's most important economic partners in Latin America.
"Brazil is among our most important economic partners in Latin America. We have made progress in opening new areas of cooperation during this visit in drug regulation, agricultural research and cyber security," he said.
The four MoUs inked are in the field of agriculture and animal husbandry; regulation of pharmaceutical products; cattle genomics and assisted reproductive technologies; and investment cooperation and facilitation treaty.