Key Highlights from President Samia Suluhu and PM Modi’s Press Conference.

Key Highlights from President Samia Suluhu and PM Modi’s Press Conference.

In a significant development, India and Tanzania have strengthened their historic friendship by establishing a Strategic Partnership. The two nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and President Samia Suluhu Hassan of Tanzania, commemorated this momentous occasion at the MoU exchange program held at Hyderabad House in Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Remarks:

  • Prime Minister Modi emphasized the historic significance of this day in cementing the long-standing ties between India and Tanzania. The newly established Strategic Partnership aims to boost mutual trade and investment, fostering growth and collaboration between the two nations.
  • India has played a pivotal role in enhancing Tanzania’s skill development and capacity building through various initiatives, such as ICT centers, vocational training, defense training, ITEC, and ICCR scholarships.
  • Both countries have joined forces in vital sectors like water supply, agriculture, health, and education, striving to bring about positive changes in the lives of Tanzanian citizens.
  • Tanzania’s decision to join the International Big Cat Alliance is set to bolster global endeavors for the conservation of big cats.
  • Both India and Tanzania unanimously recognize terrorism as the most significant security threat to humanity, leading to a commitment to enhance cooperation in counter-terrorism efforts.

President Samia Suluhu Hassan’s Address:

  • President Samia Suluhu Hassan expressed Tanzania’s readiness to actively participate in the India-Africa summit and contribute to its success.
  • She highlighted the significance of IIT Madras opening a center in Zanzibar, marking a vital milestone in their relationship.
  • In the defense sector, both nations have agreed upon a five-year roadmap, opening new avenues for cooperation in military training, maritime endeavors, capacity building, and the defense industry.
  • President Hassan commended Tanzania’s decision to join the Global Biofuels Alliance initiated by India during the G20 Summit.

The exchange of Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) and these collaborative efforts will undoubtedly strengthen the bond between India and Tanzania, ushering in a new era of cooperation and development.