India hand over relief material to Mozambique under Mission Sagar

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  • Naval ship INS Kesari entered the Port of Maputo in Mozambique to deliver 500 tonnes of food aid as well as defence equipment, under the eight edition of Mission Sagar by the Navy to assist friendly foreign countries in the region.
  • India handed over two Fast Interceptor Craft (FIC) and other self-defence equipment to Mozambique to assist in its capacity building as the Central African nation battles growing terror threats of Islmaic state also called as Daesh.

Mission SAGAR

  • Mission SAGAR (Security and Growth for All in the Region) was launched by the Government on May 10, 2020 to provide assistance to the countries in the Indian Ocean Region.
  • It is being conducted in close coordination with the Ministry of External Affairs, and other agencies of the Government agencies 


It is a Southern African country along the Indian Ocean coast.

Capital: Maputo

Currency:  Mozambican metical

President: Filipe Nyusi

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