Accusing Narendra Modi of disrespecting senior BJP leaders, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Monday said the party`s Prime Ministerial candidate is not committed to tradition and is an authoritarian of the worst kind.
Stressing that India`s pharmaceutical technology was appropriate for Africa, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said India is committed to making available to developing countries newer generation life-saving drugs also.
Government has "no issues" over the proposed meeting between US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell and Narendra Modi that would end America`s 9-year boycott of BJP`s prime ministerial nominee, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said.
Pakistan`s Minister of State for Commerce Khurram Dastagir Khan will meet Commerce Minister Anand Sharma to review a roadmap for bilateral trade when he travels to India next month for a SAARC business event.
After having successfully reached through consensus a trade agreement at the WTO meet, held in Indonesia, India will never compromise on the fundamental issues pertaining to food security, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said.