Subrahmanyam Jaishankar: Africa’s priorities are India’s priorities
India plans to organise a summit with African countries next year
The Indian government intends to strengthen cooperation with African countries and organise an India-Africa summit in 2024 to increase interaction. This was stated by India’s External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar.
He said the fourth summit has become necessary in the light of the changing world and emphasised the importance of developing a modern agenda for India-Africa cooperation.
Jaishankar promised that Africa’s priorities will become India’s priorities and Africa will have a special place in India’s foreign policy. This is reported by
He noted that India’s independence would not be complete without Africa’s independence and India’s development is inextricably linked to Africa’s development.
Jaishankar emphasised that there is a deep interconnection between India and Africa, which will lead to a rebalancing of the world and the creation of a multipolar world with Africa as one of the poles.