Conakry: India on Friday offered Guinea a USD 170 million lines for the development of a water supply project, as President Ram Nath Kovind met his Guinea counterpart Alpha Konade to boost defence ties and counter-terrorism. Discussed methods of dealing with.
Kovind, who arrived here from the Gambia on Friday in the last phase of his three-nation tour, is the first Indian President to visit West African nation. The purpose of his visit is to strengthen friendship and bilateral cooperation between the two countries.
The two countries signed three memorandums on the traditional system of Pan African e-network Project Medical and Homeopathy, Renewable Energy and Technology Upgradation.
In a joint statement, it has been said that President Kovind announced a new line of a loan of 170 million US dollars for the water supply project of Konkari city of Mahanagar.
The two leaders also expressed concern over the rise of extremism and terrorism worldwide.
The statement said that they emphasized the need to increase international efforts to combat terrorism and emphasized the need to adopt “a comprehensive conference on international terrorism” in the United Nations.
He also said that the possibility of capacity building in the defence sector was discussed, especially in areas like terrorism and fighting against militancy.
Prior to Guinea, President Kovind visited Guinea and the Republic of Benin. MRJ AK MRJ