EAM S Jaishankar Takes Ride In ‘Made In India’ Train In Mozambique — WATCH

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday, took a ride in a ‘Made in India’ train from Maputo to Machava with Mozambican Transport Minister Mateus Magala. During this ride, he discussed India’s partnership in helping expand the train networks electric mobility and waterways connectivity with Magala.

Jaishankar, who is on a three-day trip to Mozambique, arrived in Maputo and met the President of the African country’s Parliament to strengthen bilateral cooperation. The trip to Mozambique is the first visit by an external affairs minister of India.

He took a ride on a train manufactured in India and tweeted about the train ride, “Took a ride in a ‘Made in India’ train from Maputo to Machava with Mozambican Transport Minister Mateus Magala. Appreciate CMD RITES Rahul Mithal joining us on the journey”.

Jaishankar also tweeted about his conversation with the Mozambican Transport Minister,  “A great green transport conversation with Mozambican Minister of Transport & Communication and Chairman, Mozambican Port & Rail Authority Mateus Magala. Talked about expanding train networks, electric mobility & waterways connectivity. India is a reliable partner in this regard.”

The EAM arrived at Maputo from Uganda where he held talks with the country’s top leadership, including President Yoweri Museveni. He discussed possible cooperation in the areas of trade, infrastructure, energy and defence. He also interacted with the Indian community and visited a temple.

He tweeted, “Offered my prayers at the Shree Vishvambhar Mahadev Mandir in Maputo this evening.  So glad to interact with the Indian community there.”