INS Airavat delivers 100 MT food aid to Sudan: Jaishankar

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New Delhi, Nov 4 (PTI) Indian Naval Ship (INS) Airavat has delivered 100 MT of food aid to Sudan as part of a COVID relief package, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Wednesday, underlining that India remains a dependable partner of Africa.

'#SAGAR policy at play. Indian Naval Ship #Airavat delivers 100MT of food aid to Sudan as part of COVID relief package. India remains a dependable partner of Africa,' Jaishankar tweeted.

INS Airavat will deliver food aid to Sudan, South Sudan, Djibouti and Eritrea amid the COVID-19 pandemic under the Mission Sagar-II.

Mission Sagar-II follows the first Mission Sagar undertaken in May-June 2020, wherein India provided food and medicines to Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar and Comoros. PTI UZM RDM RDM