Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Sushma hands over Dornier plane to Seychelles President

New Delhi: In an effort to boost the defence relations with Seychelles, India on Tuesday handed over a Dornier aircraft to visiting Seychelles President Danny Faure at Palam Technical
Area here. The aircraft was handed over by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in the presence of her junior minister General V K Singh.
The aircraft will enhance surveillance capability of Seychelles to tackle maritime threats.

Speaking on the occasion, President Faure said, “On behalf of the people of Seychelles and the Government, I would like to say thank you to India. We will always be a faithful friend and partner to India. Long live our healthy relations.” “To enhance the surveillance capability of Seychelles to tackle maritime threats, our Prime Minister had announced the gifting of a second Dornier aircraft during his landmark visit to Seychelles in March 2015,” said Swaraj.
27/06/18 Hitavada
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