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PM and the Tanzanian President, Ms. Samia Suluhu Hassan at the Joint Media Statement at Hyderabad House, in New Delhi on October 09, 2023.

India and Tanzania elevate ties to Strategic Partnership

Newdelhi:9/10/23:Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan held wide-ranging talks in New Delhi today. The two leaders reviewed various facets of bilateral ties and discussed ways to further deepen the close and historic ties between the two countries. Both sides also held delegation level talks. A wide range of areas of bilateral cooperation was in the agenda, including trade and investment, defence and maritime security, development partnership, higher education and people to people ties.

Addressing the joint press meet with President of Tanzania after the talks, Mr Modi said today is a historic day for India-Tanzania ties as the age old friendship has been elevated to a Strategic Partnership. He said Tanzania is India’s closest development partner in Africa. Mr Modi said India and Tanzania are important partners for mutual trade and investment and both sides are working on an agreement to increase trade in local currencies.

Mr Modi said India and Tanzania have agreed on a five year roadmap in the field of defence. Through this, new dimensions will be added in areas like military training, maritime cooperation, capacity building, and defense industry. He also expressed happiness that Tanzania has decided to join the Global Biofuels Alliance launched by India at the G20 Summit. He also said that Tanzania’s decision to join the International Big Cat Alliance will enable in strengthening global efforts for the conservation of big cats.

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