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Indian Naval Ship Airavat enters Port Sudan under Mission Sagar – II

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  • November 3, 2020
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Indian Naval Ship Airavat enters Port Sudan under Mission Sagar – II

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II – International Relations

In news

  • As part of ‘Mission Sagar-II’, Indian Naval Ship Airavat recently entered Port Sudan. 

Key takeaways 

  • The Government of India is providing assistance to Friendly Foreign Countries to overcome natural calamities and COVID-19 pandemic. 
  • INS Airavat is carrying a consignment of 100 Tonnes of food aid for the people of Sudan for the same purpose.
  • Mission Sagar-II follows the first ‘Mission Sagar’ undertaken in May-June 2020, wherein India reached out to Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar and Comoros, and provided food aid and medicines.
  • As part of Mission Sagar-II, Indian Naval Ship Airavat will deliver food aid to Sudan, South Sudan, Djibouti and Eritrea.

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