Tanzania visit: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday will embark on four-day official visit to the United Republic of Tanzania.
According to the Ministry of external affairs, EAM will first visit Zanzibar on Wednesday, where he will visit a water supply project funded by the Indian Government. During his four-day visit, Jaishankar will call on the leadership of the East African country and also attend a reception onboard Indian Naval Ship Trishul. He will also address the Indian diaspora and inaugurate the bust of Swami Vivekananda.
“EAM will thereafter visit the Dar-es-Salaam city of Tanzania from 07-08 July 2023, where he will co-chair the 10th India-Tanzania Joint Commission Meeting with his counterpart and call on the country’s top leadership, including several Cabinet rank Ministers,” the official statement said.
“During the visit, EAM will meet with the members of the Parliamentary Friendship Group for India and inaugurate an India-Tanzania business meeting. EAM will also be addressing the Indian diaspora and inaugurate the bust of Swami Vivekananda in Dar es Salaam,” the release further read.
India and Tanzania relation
India and Tanzania have traditionally enjoyed close and friendly relations. EAM’s visit to Tanzania will further consolidate the bilateral relations between our two countries.
The new IIT campus will be set up in Zanzibar under the name IIT Madras at Zanzibar. Zanzibar will be one of three campuses outside of India, with the others located in Abu Dhabi and Kuala Lumpur.
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India and Tanzania also saw the second edition of the Joint Defence Cooperation Committee (JDCC) meeting between the two countries, which was held in Arusha on June 28 and 29, earlier this year.
In the JDDC meeting, the two sides discussed enhancing security in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), the Ministry of Defence said in a statement.