India will explore new avenues to impart more dynamism into its relations with mineral-rich Mongolia especially in coal, steel and infrastructure sectors, President Pratibha Patil said on Wednesday.

“India will focus on the ways and means to impart more economic content to our relationship and to see how India can play a more dynamic role in the core strengths of the Mongolian economy for example in coal and steel,” Ms. Patil said while addressing the members of ‘India Club’, a community formed by Indians here.

Ms. Patil, who is on three-day visit here, said that the country will further ties with its North East nation through 3 Es -- Enterprise, Economics and Education.

The President asked Indian diaspora to contribute towards the strong relationship of both the countries.

“In a more contemporary context, we seek to connect with Mongolia through what I call the 3 Es i.e. Enterprise, Economics and Education.

“In today’s milieu, I see a responsibility for all assembled here, as you are the people who interact on a regular basis and propel India-Mongolia relations. You are the vehicle, the via-media to take the relationship forward, to provide the relationship content, substance and meaning,” Ms. Patil said.

The President also addressed a 32-member industry delegation during a function organised by Indian Embassy officials here.

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