India, Mozambique ties set to get deeper: President

India, Mozambique ties set to get deeper: President

New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Wishing the southeastern African nation of Mozambique on its independence day, which is observed on June 25, President Pranab Mukherjee said that the bilateral relations between the two nations are set to get deeper.

In a message to his Mozambican counterpart Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, Mukherjee, extending his warms greetings on the occasion, said: “India and Mozambique share warm and close bilateral relations, which have been expanding in recent years. Your state visit to India in August 2015, followed by the participation of Prime Minister of Mozambique in the IAFS-III Summit in Delhi in October 2015 has reinvigorated our bilateral relationship.”

Mukherjee said that he is “confident” that the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Mozambique this year “will further contribute to strengthening the friendship and cooperation” between the two nations.

Mozambique obtained its independence from colonial Portuguese rule on June 25, 1975.

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