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India, Tanzania Ink Five Agreements to Strengthen Ties [ Current News (Concise) ]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tanzanian President John Pombe Joseph Magufuli witnessed the signing of agreements at the State House in Dar-es-Salaam. India and Tanzania have signed five agreements to accelerate bilateral ties between both nations.

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  • PM Narendra Modi visited Tanzania on the third leg of his four-nation tour of Africa:
  • Mozambique
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
  • Kenya

Signed Agreements:

  • MoU for Establishment of Vocational Training Centre at Zanzibar
  • MoU on Visa waiver agreement for Diplomatic/Official passport holders
  • MoU on Cooperation in the field of water resource management and development Line of Credit (LoC) of US 92 million dollars for rehabilitation and improvement of water supply system in Zanzibar
  • Agreement on Joint Action Plan (JAP) between National Small Industries Corporation of India (NSIC) and Small Industries Development Organization Tanzania (SIDO).

PM Narendra Modi and Tanzanian President John Pombe Joseph Magufuli held wide-ranging talks. They agreed to

  • Cooperate in a number of areas, including food security and natural gas sector.
  • Especially in the maritime domain deepen our overall defence and security partnership,
  • Deepen bilateral trade and investment partnership by inspiring greater industry to industry ties.
  • Work regionally closely, bilaterally and globally to contest the twin threats of terrorism and climate change.

- Published on: July 11, 2016