16 Sep 2019

President of India in Guinea

Source: Press Information Bureau

The President of India visited Guinea. He became the first Head of State/Head of Government from India to visit Guinea. 

Key highlights of the visit

  • During the visit the President mentioned that India is committed to strengthen economic ties with Guinea in support of Guinea’s National Development Plan. 
  • India has provided financial assistance for projects identified by Guinea in the energy, health and transportation sectors, including regional hospitals projects. 
  • India extended a new Line of Credit of US$ 170 million for Conakry Water Supply Project.
  • Both sides reaffirmed their commitment to reformed multilateralism and for comprehensive reforms of the UN Security Council to make it more representative, accountable, transparent, inclusive and effective. 

The two Presidents witnessed the signing and exchange of MOUs on:

  • MoU between the Government of the Republic of Guinea and the Government of the Republic of India on cooperation in the field of the traditional system of medicine and homeopathy
  • MoU between the Government of the Republic of Guinea and the Telecommunications Consultants India Limited for Participation in the e-VBAB Network Project

MoU between the Government of the Republic of Guinea and the Government of the Republic of India on cooperation in the field of renewable energy