Tuesday, Aug 16 2022 | Time 20:43 Hrs(IST)
image
India


MoS Muraleedharan to visit Algeria to enhance bilateral ties

MoS Muraleedharan to visit Algeria to enhance bilateral ties

New Delhi, Sep 14 (UNI) Days after the navies of India and Algeria carried out their maiden naval exercise off the Algerian coast, Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan is to pay a three-day official visit to the north African country beginning September 15, in a visit expected to provide fresh impetus to the bilateral ties.

During the visit, his first visit to the country, the MoS will call on the Prime Minister of Algeria Aimene Benabderrahmane and hold talks with Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra and other dignitaries on bilateral, regional and international issues of mutual interest.

He will also interact with the Indian community in Algeria during the visit, said an official statement.

India and Algeria share excellent relations which are deeply rooted in their joint historical struggle against colonialism. Diplomatic relations between the countries were established in July 1962, the year Algeria gained independence.

Bilateral trade between India and Algeria was valued at US$ 1.39 billion in 2020-21. A number of Indian companies are operational in different sectors in Algeria, the statement said.

Indian Naval Ship (INS) Tabar took part in a maritime partnership exercise with Algerian Navy ship ‘Ezzadjer’ on August 29.

INS Tabar was on a goodwill visit to Europe and Africa.

As part of the exercise, diverse activities, including co-ordinated manoeuvring, communication procedures and steam past, were undertaken between the Indian and Algerian warships.
UNI/RN

More News
DCW issues notice to DP over alleged molestation incident in a PG

DCW issues notice to DP over alleged molestation incident in a PG

16 Aug 2022 | 6:58 PM

New Delhi, August 16 (UNI) The Delhi Commission for Women(DCW) on Tuesday issued a notice to Delhi Police over an alleged incident of molestation with girls residing in a PG by a security guard.

see more..
Murmu, Modi lead nation in paying tribute to Vajpayee on 4th death anniversary

Murmu, Modi lead nation in paying tribute to Vajpayee on 4th death anniversary

16 Aug 2022 | 5:37 PM

New Delhi, Aug 16 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his Fourth death anniversary and said he had made pioneering efforts to transform India and prepare our nation for the challenges of the 21st century.

see more..
Corporate tax cut resulted in revenue loss of Rs 1 84 lakh cr to exchequer: Congress

Corporate tax cut resulted in revenue loss of Rs 1 84 lakh cr to exchequer: Congress

16 Aug 2022 | 5:18 PM

New Delhi, Aug 16 (UNI) The Congress on Tuesday said the Modi government's move to cut corporate tax had led to a revenue loss of Rs 1.84 lakh crore to the exchequer.

see more..
Rahul condoles deaths in Pahalgam

Rahul condoles deaths in Pahalgam

16 Aug 2022 | 4:36 PM

New Delhi, Aug 16 (UNI) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee on Tuesday condoled the deaths of security personnel in a bus accident in Pahalgam.

see more..
NHRC notice to Raj govt, DGP over student's death

NHRC notice to Raj govt, DGP over student's death

16 Aug 2022 | 2:45 PM

New Delhi, Aug 16 (UNI) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday said it has issued notice to Rajasthan's Chief Secretary and Director General of Police (DGP) over the death of a Class 3 student in Jalore district last month.

see more..
image