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Sagar II: INS Airavat Reaches Kenya With Food Aid For South Sudan

Indian Naval Ship (INS) Airavat on Friday reached Mombasa port in Kenya on Friday Under mission Sagar II with food aid for the people of South Sudan amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The food aid is part of India’s ongoing humanitarian mission ‘Sagar-II’ INS Airavat aimed at providing assistance to friendly foreign countries to overcome natural calamities and Covid-19 pandemic, the Defence Ministry said in the press statement.

“The Mission Sagar-II is aligned with the Prime Minister’s vision of SAGAR (Security and Growth for All in the Region) and reiterates India’s position as a dependable partner in Indian Ocean Region (IOR) with Indian Navy as the principal maritime agency and first responder in the maritime domain,” the defence ministry’s.

The Government of India is providing assistance to Friendly Foreign Countries to overcome natural calamities and COVID-19 pandemic, and towards the same INS Airavat is carrying food aid for the people of Kenya.

The mission also highlights the importance accorded by India to relations with her maritime neighbours and further strengthens the existing bond.

The Indian Navy is progressing this mission in close coordination with the Ministries of Defence and External Affairs, and other agencies of the Government of India

“The mission also highlights the importance accorded by India to relations with South Sudan and further strengthens the existing bond,” the statement noted.

The Indian Navy is progressing this mission in close coordination with the Ministries of Defence and External Affairs, and other agencies of the Indian government.

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India Today

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