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Mexico opens consulate in Bengaluru

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on Friday opened its honorary consulate in this tech hub for and the neighbouring state of

"Bengaluru-based is our for the consulate, with jurisdiction in and Telangana," Mexican told reporters on the occasion.

is geographically located between the US and and is popular for its scenic beaches off the and the

Highlighting the diplomatic contacts between the two nations and Mexican presence in the southern region, Pria said the consulate would promote economic and cultural relations in the two states.

"The consulate will also liaison with the business community in these two states and cater to Mexicans visiting this part of south India," she said.

Mexico has an embassy in and three honorary consulates in Chennai, and

With the opening of consulate in Bengaluru, the consulate will cater to the three other southern states of Andhra Pradesh, and

Two Mexican firms - Softech and Cinepolis and Fun Cinemas - are based in Bengaluru, while a third one is being set up to build a Theme Park for children in the garden city.



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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 22:55 IST