Assumption Island Current Affairs, GK & News
Assumption Island is a small island in the Seychelles. This island is very close to the Mozambique Channel where much of the international trade is transiting. Its location lends it strategic importance for monitoring shipping in the Mozambique Channel. The Indian government plan to set up and develop its first overseas military base at Assumption Island in the Seychelles. ..
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently held a high-level programme with the President of Seychelles. The Prime Minister presented several gifts to Seychelles during the meet. Key Highlights of the Event During the meet, the two leaders jointly inaugurated the new Magistrate Court building in Seychelles. The Prime Minister handed over a Fast Patrol Vessel ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
Army General (Retd.) Dalbir Singh Suhag was appointed as High Commissioner of India to Republic of Seychelles. His appointment comes at the time when military ties between India and island nation have deepened in recent times. Dalbir Singh Suhag was Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) i.e. Army General from August 2014 to December 2016. Appointment ..
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General (Retd.) Dalbir Singh Suhag has been appointed as India’s new high commissioner to the Republic of Seychelles. He is expected to take up the assignment shortly. His appointment comes amid deepening military ties between India and the island nation. Incidentally, Suhag was the chief of army staff when India conducted surgical raids across the ..
India extendeds $100 million amount of line of credit to Seychelles to allow it to buy defence equipment from India
India has extended a $100 million line of credit to Seychelles to allow it to build its defense capabilities and purchase weapons from India. The two nations also signed six Memoranda of Understanding (MoU), including in the area of infrastructure development in Seychelles, cyber security and white-shipping arrangement that would enable the two countries to ..
The Assumption Island is a small island in the Outer Islands of Seychelles north of Madagascar, with a distance of 1,135 km southwest of the capital, Victoria, on Mahé Island. It is in news recently because the deal for an Indian military base in the Island was declared as ‘dead’ by Seychelles President Danny Faure. ..