Rajnath Singh to visit Mozambique today

Rajnath Singh to visit Mozambique today

Agency News

New Delhi, Jul 28: In an effort to further enhance the bilateral relations between both the nations, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Mozambique in Africa on a 2-day tour from Sunday.

The maiden foreign visit after becoming the defence minister would conclude on July 30. He will have talks with the President, Defence Minister, Foreign Minister and Interior Minister of Mozambique during the visit, the defence ministry said. During the visit of Mr Singh, three MoUs/Agreements in the fields of exclusive economic zone surveillance, sharing of white shipping information and hydrography would be signed to further strengthen and expand bilateral defence cooperation.

There will also be handing over ceremony from India to Mozambique of two fast interceptor boats and 44 SUVs. He will be accompanied by Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra and other senior officials of the Ministry of Defence and External Affairs. It may be recalled that bilateral relations between India and Mozambique are seeing further improvement, following the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to this African country in July 2016. (UNI)