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Sierra Leonean Foreign Minister calls on Vice President Naidu

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu during his ongoing visit to Sierra Leone, met the country's Foreign Minister Nabeela Farida Tunis on Saturday (local time).

"#IndiaSierraLeone | Relations based on common values and a shared vision. Sierra Leonean Foreign Minister Nabeela Farida Tunis called on VP @MVenkaiahNaidu. The leaders had a productive discussion on further building upon the growth of bilateral relations in recent years," Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in a tweet.

Naidu, who reached Freetown earlier today, was received by Dr Mohammed Juldeh Jallah, the Vice President of Sierra Leone, upon his arrival here. Naidu was given a ceremonial welcome and was presented the Guard of Honour.

Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in a tweet, "#IndiaSierraLeone | Deepening our warm ties with Sierra Leone, VP @MVenkaiahNaidu arrived to a heartwarming welcome in Freetown."

The Vice President is expected to have a detailed bilateral meeting with the country's President Julius Maada Wonie Bio.

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First Published: Sun, October 13 2019. 05:01 IST