‘Tulsi Ghat Restoration Project’ launched by Minister S. Jaishankar

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  • During his three-day visit to Uganda’s Kampala, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar launched the ‘Tulsi Ghat Restoration Project’ in Varanasi.
  • He commended the Overseas Friends of BJP-Uganda for their efforts to enhance the aesthetic appeal of the oldest inhabited city in the world.
  • Uganda has been selected to chair the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) for the period of 2022 to 2025 on behalf of Africa.
  • The chairmanship of the movement rotates every three years during summit conferences and is assisted by both the previous and incoming chairs, representing the movement’s past, present, and future.
  • During his visit to Uganda, S. Jaishankar will hold delegation-level discussions with his Ugandan counterpart to explore opportunities for strengthening bilateral relations between the two nations.
  • Jaishankar also talked about trade and investment, infrastructure, energy, defence, health, digital and agriculture cooperation.
  • Jaishankar will be in Mozambique from 13 to 15 April. According to an announcement by the Ministry of External Affairs, “This will be the first visit of an Indian External Affairs Minister to the Republic of Mozambique”.

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