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V. Muraleedharan to visit Gambia, Senegal V. Muraleedharan
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V. Muraleedharan to visit Gambia, Senegal

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 27 Oct 2021, 05:53 pm

Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs V. Muraleedharan will be paying an official visit to the Republic of The Gambia and to the Republic of Senegal from Nov 1-5 2021, Ministry of External Affairs said on Wednesday.

This will be his first visit to both the countries.

During his visit to The Gambia from Nov 1-2, MoS will hold a bilateral meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians abroad Dr. Mamadou Tangara apart from calling on the President of the Republic of The Gambia Adama Barrow.

Some agreements / MoUs are also expected to be signed during the visit. MoS will also interact with the Indian community in The Gambia.

During his visit to Senegal from 4-5 November 2021, MoS will Co-Chair the Third India-Senegal Joint Commission Meeting (JCM), with Minister of Foreign Affairs and Senegalese abroad Aissata Tall Sall.

MoS will call on President of the Republic of Senegal Macky Sall. During the visit, MoS will also meet Minister of Armed Forces Sidiki Kaba and other dignitaries.

Some agreements / MoUs are expected to be signed during the visit. He will address the Indian Community in Dakar.

India enjoys warm, friendly and cordial relations with The Gambia and Senegal. Over the years, India has been at the forefront in capacity building of the youth of The Gambia and Senegal.

The visit of MoS will help in sustaining the momentum in our bilateral ties with both these countries.