New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tanzanian President John Pombe Joseph Magufuli on Friday reviewed the overall bilateral relationship on phone.
During their conversation, the prime minister warmly recalled his July 2016 visit to Dar-es-Salaam and stressed on the importance that India attaches to its traditionally friendly ties with Tanzania, the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement.
He reiterated India’s commitment to partnering Tanzania in its development journey, as per the aspirations and needs of the Tanzanian government and people.
He thanked President Magufuli for the assistance provided by the Tanzanian authorities for evacuation of Indian citizens from Tanzania in the wake of COVID-19, it added.
They expressed satisfaction at the growing development partnership, educational linkages, and trade and investment flows between two countries and discussed possibilities of further accelerating these trends.
PM Modi also conveyed his best wishes to President Magufuli and the people of Tanzania for the forthcoming Presidential and Parliamentary elections in Tanzania later this year.