India donates 5000 tonnes of rice to Madagascar

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Indian Ambassador to Madagascar Abhay Kumar presented 5000 tonnes of rice to President Andry Rajoelina of Madagascar at a donation ceremony held at the Presidential Palace in Antananarivo. 


IMPORTANT FACTS -

  • Earlier, India donated 15 thousand bicycles to Madagascar on the occasion of World Bicycle Day.  World Bicycle day is observed on 3 June every year.
  • President Rajoelina thanked the Government and people of India for the generous donation.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION -

Madagascar : 

  • It is an island country off the South-East coast of Africa.
  • It is the fourth largest island in the world after Greenland, New Guinea and Borneo.
  •  Capital: Antananarivo
  • Currency: Ariary
  • President: Andry Rajoelina

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