India-Africa Current Affairs, GK & News

India–Africa Defence Dialogue to be held alongside the DefExpo

India has proposed to institutionalise “India Africa Defence Dialogue” during the successive DefExpos, to be held once in two years duration. Highlights Institutionalisation of the India Africa Defence Dialogue will help in building on existing partnerships between African countries and India. It will also help in exploring new areas of convergence for mutual engagements in ..

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India-Madagascar: India to provide assistance to drought-hit Madagascar

On March 1, 2020 India announced that it will deliver a consignment of 1,000 metric tonnes of rice and 100,000 tablets of Hydroxychloroquine as a humanitarian assistance to the drought-hit Madagascar in line with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of SAGAR. Highlights The humanitarian assistance will be delivered by the Indian Naval Ship Jalashwa. ..

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Facts Box: Lucknow Declaration of India-Africa Defence Ministers’ Conclave

The India-African Nations Defence Ministers’ Conclave was held at the side lines of DefExpo India 2020. The Conclave adopted Lucknow Declaration in the presence of Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. The Declaration was signed by 50 African Nations. Highlights Under the declaration, the leaders called on to set up Defence Academies in countries such as ..

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India-Africa Defence Ministers Conclave at DefExpo for first time

For the first time, in the history of DefExpo, India and Africa are to discuss their defence relations. The India-Africa Defence Conclave is to be held on February 6, 2020. Around 24 Defence Ministers are to participate in the conclave. Highlights India’s largest Defence Exhibition is to be held in Lucknow between February 5, 2020 ..

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IAF Chief to visit Egypt for bilateral talks

The Indian Air Force Chief RKS Bhaduria will embark a four-day visit to Egypt starting on December 24, 2019. The aim of the visit is to strengthen long-standing relations between India and Egypt. Highlights During his visit, the chief has scheduled to visit operational and training establishments of the Egyptian Air Force. Also, he will ..

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