Pradhan meets with peers from Mauritius, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, and Ghana to discuss collaborations in education.

Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan held a series of bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Mauritius, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, and Ghana . Pradhan suggested that India and Zimbabwe form a joint working group on education, training, and capacity building .

New Delhi (India) – New Delhi (India) November 24: On Wednesday, Union Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan held a series of bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Mauritius, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, and Ghana.During Pradhan's meeting with Mauritius' Minister of Tertiary Education, Science and Technology, Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun, he said that India and Mauritius are united by history, religion, language, and the Indian Ocean, and that the two countries are committed to cooperating to expand knowledge and skills exchanges in the knowledge domain and also make the partnership stronger.He spoke about the support required to implement the initiative and expressed India's desire to establish a 21st-century skill center in Zanzibar.He said that NEP is also opening up new avenues of learning in India.

Leela Muhamad Musa was assured of all the support needed to help Tanzania and Zanzibar's economies grow by strengthening traditionally close and cordial relations, and making knowledge and skills alliances a central pillar of bilateral relations, according to a statement by the ministers.Both India and Africa have aspirations and common needs.Pradhan suggested that India and Zimbabwe form a joint working group on education, training, and capacity building.Machingura affirmed his intention to form a joint working group.Both Ministers committed to broadening their contributions from school to study for mutual benefit and development.

A total of 11083 African students are studying in India, according to AISHE estimates (2019-20).

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