Updated: Jul 06, 2022 14:07 IST
New Delhi [India], July 6 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar congratulated the federal government and people of Comoros on the forty-seventh anniversary of their independence and hailed the Security and Growth for all within the Region (SAGAR) outreach program which guides the connection between the 2 countries.
Taking to Twitter, Jaishankar wrote, “Warm National Day greetings to Foreign Minister Dhoihir Dhoulkamal and the Government and people of Comoros. Our SAGAR vision guides our relationship.”
Notably, the Comoros Independence Day is seen on July 6 each and every yr. This is the National Day of Comoros and commemorates the rustic’s independence from France on July 6, 1975.
Comoros is a a very powerful a part of SAGAR program — India’s coverage of maritime cooperation within the Indian Ocean area. The India-Comoros bilateral courting received momentum all over 2021-22. A three-member Comorian delegation led by means of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Dhoihir Dhoulkamal, participated in Aero India 2021 and Indian Ocean Region (IOR) Defence Ministers Conclave in Bengaluru from February 3-5, 2021.
On the sidelines of the development, the Comorian Foreign Minister additionally had a bilateral assembly with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. As introduced all over the seek advice from of Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu to Comoros in October 2019, a unique consignment of 1000 MT of rice was once dropped at Comoros on-board INS Jalashwa in March 2021.
Twelve diplomats from Comoros participated within the 1st Special Course for Diplomats within the Indian Ocean Region from 19 September – 2 October 2021 arranged by means of the Sushma Swaraj Institute of Foreign Service.
India established diplomatic members of the family with Comoros in 1976 and the members of the family between India and Comoros were cordial and pleasant. India does now not have a resident Mission in Moroni and Mission in Madagascar is at the same time as authorized to Comoros.
The bilateral members of the family between the 2 international locations have received a contemporary momentum after the a hit seek advice from of the Vice-President of India to Moroni from 10-12 October 2019 when six new MoUs for cooperation between the 2 international locations had been signed and bulletins for grants and a Line of Credit (LoC) of USD 20 million was once made by means of the Indian aspect. (ANI)