EAM Dr S Jaishankar holds talks with his counterparts from African countries (Photo Credit: Twitter/ S Jaishankar)
EAM Dr S Jaishankar holds talks with his counterparts from African countries (Photo Credit: Twitter/ S Jaishankar)

Jaishankar meets African envoys, discusses issues including Covid vaccines

ANI | Updated: Jan 19, 2021 18:03 IST


New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister (EAM) Dr S Jaishankar on Tuesday held talks with envoys of African countries, including Mozambique, Zambia, Malawi, Rwanda, Botswana, Burundi, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia.
"Glad to host a lunch-discussion with High Commissioners/Ambassadors of Mozambique, Zambia, Malawi, Rwanda, Botswana, Burundi, Zimbabwe, and Ethiopia," Jaishankar wrote in a tweet.
India's current priorities and challenges were discussed in the meeting, in which the Indian side assured the African side of interest in the India-Africa Forum Summit (IAFS), which is the official platform for Indian-African relations.
"Our conversation covered COVID recovery, vaccines, air travel, and digital experiences. Also spoke about India's current priorities & challenges. Assured them of India's interest in an early IAFS Summit," Jaishankar wrote in a subsequent tweet. (ANI)

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