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India, Tanzania to step up energy, food security cooperation
Jul 11, 2016

India has offered $92 million Line of Credit to Tanzania for a key water supply project and signed five agreements as the two countries decided to cooperate in a number of areas, including food security and natural gas sector to boost bilateral ties.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President John Pombe Joseph Magufuli in their talks also agreed to work closely, bilaterally, regionally and globally to combat the twin threats of terrorism and climate change.

Both agreed to deepen their overall defence and security partnership, especially in the maritime domain.

The two leaders expressed their strong condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and stated that there can be no justification for terrorism whatsoever.

The two sides signed an agreement under which India will provide a Line of Credit of $92 million for rehabilitation and improvement of Zanzibar's water supply system.

Other agreements signed include an MoU on water resource management and development, MoU for establishment of vocational training centre at Zanzibar, MoU on visa waiver for diplomatic/official passport holders and an agreement between National Small Industries Corporation of India and Small Industries Development Organisation Tanzania.

The two countries are also working on a number of other water projects for 17 cities in Tanzania. For this India is willing to consider an additional $500 million line of concessional credit.

The two nations also agreed to deepen partnership in agriculture and food security, including through enhanced export of pulses from Tanzania to India, which is experiencing a shortfall leading to price rise.

They also decided to work together in development and use of natural gas. India agreed to partner Tanzania in building of industrial economy, capacities and institutions.

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