Friday, July 8, 2016

India and Mozambique signs three agreements during PM visit

India and Mozambique signs three agreements during PM visit

During the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the South African country Mozambique, India and Mozambique have signed three agreements in the area of drug trafficking (1st), pulse trading (2nd) and youth affairs & sports (3rd). These MoUs have been signed in the presence of PM Modi and Filipe Nyusi, President of Mozambique, between Secretary of Economic Relations in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Amar Sinha and Mozambique’s Finance Minister. The MoU is aimed at enhancing mutual cooperation between the two countries in combating illicit trafficking in narcotics, psychotropic substances and their precursors through an exchange of information, expertise and capacity building.

Under the MoU for pulse trading, New Delhi will buy pulses from the southern African nation and this agreement for purchase of pulses will also promote the production of Tur (Pigeon Peas) and other pulses in Mozambique to encourage trading of pulses. These pulses will be purchased by India at a mutually-agreed price. While the other MoUs on the cooperation in the field of youth affairs and sports and the next one is on reduction of drug trafficking and psychotropic substances and related materials. 

Extra Info : Modi is the first Indian prime minister to visit Mozambique in 34 years. He will also visit South Africa, Tanzania and Kenya in his four nation official visit.

So let's discuss some questions related to this post :
1. What are agreements which have been signed between the India and Mozambique during PM Modi's visit to the nation?
2. Who is the President of Mozambique?

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