INDIA-AFRICA: Phase-II of e-network project launched

India has launched the second phase of the pan-Africa e-network, adding 12 more countries to the New Delhi-aided long distance education and tele-medicine programme, reports India Edunews.

Speaking to senior ministers of 12 African countries via videoconference, External Affairs Minister SM Krishna underlined the importance India attaches to developing multi-faceted and enduring partnership with Africa. The tele-interaction lasted for nearly two hours and cut across the African continent, covering countries ranging from Egypt in the north to Botswana in the south. Other countries that formally joined the network included Burundi, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Eritrea, Libya, Malawi, Mozambique, Somalia and Uganda.
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