Deputy Chief of Mission Gince Mattam engages with students at St Martinus University in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - During his recent visit to Curaçao, Deputy Chief of Mission of the Indian Embassy in the Netherlands, Gince Mattam had a fruitful interaction with Indian students and staff at St Martinus University. The meeting provided an opportunity to discuss avenues for enhancing academic collaboration and strengthening public health cooperation between India and Curaçao. 

St Martinus University, known for its diverse student body and robust academic programs, welcomed Mattam, who expressed his keen interest in fostering closer ties with the institution. The gathering served as a platform for dialogue on various academic initiatives and potential areas of collaboration between Indian universities and St Martinus University. 

In addition to academic endeavors, the discussion also delved into the prospects for enhancing public health cooperation. Given the global challenges posed by health crises, including the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, both parties recognized the importance of pooling resources and expertise to address public health concerns effectively. 

Mattam underscored India's commitment to supporting initiatives aimed at improving healthcare infrastructure and capacity-building efforts in Curaçao. He emphasized the significance of fostering partnerships that promote knowledge exchange and mutual learning in the field of public health. 

The interaction with Indian students and staff at St Martinus University reaffirmed the shared commitment to fostering collaboration and innovation in academia and healthcare. As both countries continue to explore opportunities for cooperation, such engagements serve as catalysts for advancing bilateral relations and addressing common challenges. 

Overall, Mattam's visit to St Martinus University highlighted the potential for strengthening ties between India and Curaçao in the realms of education, research, and public health. Through sustained dialogue and concerted efforts, both nations can leverage their respective strengths to foster meaningful partnerships and contribute to the well-being of their citizens and communities.