Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)- EXIM Bank, Regional Conclave on India-West Africa Project Partnership is being organised inAbuja, Nigeria on 8th – 9th October 2018.

Minister of State for Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs and Food & Public Distribution, C. R. Chaudhary, is leading the Indian delegation in the conference.

C. R. Chaudhary, discussed issues of climate change, electric mobility, renewable energy,tourism, infrastructure development and HR building capacity with Trade Minister of Cape Verde.

These are the key areas for collaborative projects between India and Cape Verde.

Niger has appreciated India’s support to build Mahatma Gandhi International Convention Centre (MGICC)in Niamey in Niger at the cost of USD 35.5 million on grant basis.

India has provided lines of credit worth USD 96.54 million for projects in transport,electrification, solar energy and potable drinking water. India’s grant assistance for MGICC will further contribute towards enhancing of bilateral ties. Niger will host the African Union (AU) Summit in 2019 in this Convention Centre.

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