Dr Jaishankar inaugurated the Buzi Bridge virtually, which is a part of the 132 km Tica-Buzi-Nova-Sofala Road project. The bridge has been constructed by India and is a symbol of the solidarity and friendship between India and Mozambique. According to the Indian High Commission in Mozambique, the bridge will make a difference to the lives of many people in Mozambique. The Buzi Bridge is an essential project that demonstrates India’s commitment to the development of Mozambique’s infrastructure. India has been a reliable partner in Mozambique’s growth journey, and this bridge is another instance of India’s contribution to the country’s progress.
During his visit to Mozambique, Dr Jaishankar, along with Mr Magala, took a ride on a train made in India from Maputo to Machava, accompanied by CMD of Rail India Technical and Economic Service RITES Rahul Mithal. This journey highlights the significance of India’s contribution to the development of Mozambique’s rail infrastructure. Dr Jaishankar also met with President of Assembly Esperança Bias and discussed the historic cooperation between India and Mozambique, with a focus on counter-terrorism and disaster resilience. The Indian side reiterated its support for Mozambique’s sustainable development. The External Affairs Minister had talks with Mozambican Minister of Transport and Communication and Chairman of Mozambican Port and Rail Authority, Mateus Magala, on expanding train networks, electric mobility, and waterways connectivity, emphasizing India’s reliability as a partner in this regard.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Mozambique Capital: Maputo;
- Mozambique Currency: Mozambican metical;
- Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi.
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