PICTURES: ED meets India Vice President; six agreements signed

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HARARE: India and Zimbabwe signed six signed agreements Saturday on mining, Information and communications technology (ICT), visa waiver and traditional medicine.

The deals were reached as Indian Vice President Venkaiah Naidu continues his Zimbawbe visit, meeting  President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his deputy Kembo Mohadi for wide-ranging talks.

Naidu arrived in Harare on Friday, on the second leg of his six-day three-nation tour to Africa, which aims at deepening India’s strategic cooperation with Botswana, Zimbabwe and Malawi.

The two leaders discussed defence, security, mining, capacity building, health and agriculture, the Vice President’s Mohadi’s office tweeted.

“A hectic day of bilateral meetings begins! VP @MVenkaiahNaidu received Acting Foreign Minister of #Zimbabwe, S.B Moyo. Both reiterated the strong political engagement and reaffirmed their desire to further strengthen the mutually beneficial relationship,” Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Ravish Kumar tweeted.


Vice President Venkaiah Naidu with President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Indian Vice President Venkaiah Naidu with Zimbabwean counterpart Kembo Mohadi

Indian Vice President Venkaiah Naidu holds talks with Kembo Mohadi

Acting foreign affairs minister Cain Mathema with Vice President Venkaiah Naidu