2-day 'Haryana-Africa Conclave' aims to boost trade

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, October 28

To further strengthen diplomatic connections and bilateral relations, ambassadors, senior embassy officials from 12 African nations, ministers and bureaucrats from Haryana came together for a two-day ‘Haryana-Africa Conclave, Series-1’ which began here today. It focused on boosting bilateral trade and connectivity between the two regions.

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The conclave titled ‘Transforming Haryana through a Go-Global Approach’ is being organised by Foreign Cooperation Department, Haryana, under the aegis of Haryana Government at Chandigarh in consultation with the Ministry of External Affairs.

It saw the participation of ambassadors, senior embassy officials from 12 African nations namely Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Madagascar, Nigeria, Eritrea, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Senegal, Kenya, Ethiopia and Ghana as a part of Series-1.

On the first day of the conclave today, the state government hosted a cultural night at Panchkula. On the second day of the conclave, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will address the delegation and dignitaries along with a discussion session.

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