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India, Sudan review bilateral ties

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and reviewed their bilateral relations during the eighth session of foreign office consultations here, the said on Tuesday.

"During the bilateral foreign office consultations (on Monday), the entire gamut of bilateral relations that include political, trade, investments, defence and security, human resource development and capacity building, agriculture, lines of credit (LoCs) and culture were reviewed," the Ministry said in a statement.

"The Indian side reaffirmed its commitment to working closely with in these areas... The two sides also exchanged views on issues of mutual concern at regional and multilateral levels."

is a key development aid partner of with extending LoCs worth over $631 million to the African nation.

has also invested close to $2.3 billion in the oil sector, part of which now falls in

There are around 3,000 Sudanese students presently studying in India.

During Monday's meeting, the Indian side was led by B. Bala Bhaskar, (and North Africa) in the Ministry of External Affairs, and the Sudanese side was headed by Mahmoud Fadl Abdel Rasoul Mohammed, of Arab and Asian Affairs in Sudan's



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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 14:28 IST