India- Zimbabwe sign six agreements

  • During Vice President Shri Shri M Venkaiah Naidu’ Zimbabwe visit, around 6 agreements in various fields were  signed on November 3, 2018 in areas including Mining, Visa waiver, Broadcasting and Culture.
  • India will extend Line of credits of more than 350 million US Dollars to Zimbabwe for two power projects and a drinking water project. 
  • India will give about 3 million US dollar grant for upgradation of Indo-Zim Technology centre. 
  • Assistance for construction of Mahatma Gandhi Convention Centre in Zimbabwe will also be granted by India. 
  • India will gift 10 Ambulances and life-saving drugs to Zimbabwe.
  • India has also agreed for the deputation of experts in five fields to assist Zimbabwe. 
  • The Vice President is on a visit to 3 African nations namely Botswana, Zimbabwe and Malawi. 
  • The importance of India-Zimbabwe relations can be ascertained from the fact that 4 former Prime Ministers and 2 former Presidents of India have visited Zimbabwe on various occasions in the past.
  • This high level visit from Indian side is happening almost after 22 years. Both the countries resolved and reaffirmed today to re-energise their relationship and take it to newer heights.

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