S M Krishna, Shashi Tharoor & Zambia Ambassador S K Walubita At The Launch Of
S M Krishna, Shashi Tharoor & Zambia Ambassador
A website which will enable to bring India and Africa together has been launched by Indian External Minister S M Krishna on Monday in New Delhi.
The website, India Africa Connect (http://www.indiaafricaconnect.in), will act as the single information and news source between India and Africa. Special emphasis will be laid on those areas which are of common interest for nations. This website has been developed and maintained by Indo-Asian News Service, with support from the Ministry of External Affairs.
“It (website) will help bridge the information gap that still unfortunately exists between us. It is our hope that this website will emerge as a key portal for news, views and features on India and Africa covering subjects and areas of interest to both sides, including on science and technology, agriculture, education, health, energy, tourism, besides fashion and culture,” Krishna said.
The formal inauguration of the portal was done by the Krishna with a single click. The African ambassadors and senior officials of the external affairs ministry were also present.
The inaugural function was attended by Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor and MEA Secretary (West) Nalin Surie.