sagar: India delivers food aid to Mozambique under SAGAR Mission | India News

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NEW DELHI: India’s large amphibious warship INS Kesari has delivered 500 metric tons of food aid, two fast interceptor craft and self-defence military equipment to Mozambique, in the eighth such deployment to 15 `friendly foreign countries’ under Mission SAGAR (security and growth for all in the region).
The 500 metric tons of food aid was shipped by INS Kesari, which entered the Maputo Port on Saturday, to support Mozambique in coping with the ongoing drought and concurrent challenges of pandemic in the country.
“With India also remaining committed to supporting the capacity building efforts of the armed forces of Mozambique, the two fast interceptor craft and self-defence equipment were handed over to them,” a Navy officer said.
The Mission SAGAR deployments to India’s extended maritime neighbourhood are being conducted in close coordination with the ministry of external…

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