India has granted financial support of $15 million to Niger for the African Union Summit. Sub-Saharan Niger is hosting the African Union Summit for the first time.
India is also building a convention centre in Niger as part of a plan to build chain convention centres across 20 African states as signature infrastructure projects.
Source: The Economic Times
Static/Current Takeaways Important For SBI PO/Clerk Mains:
- Capital of Niger: Niamey; Currency of Niger: CFA franc, West African CFA franc.