V Muraleedharan, the Union Minister of State for External Affairs (MOS), met with Dr Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon, the First Vice President of South Sudan, to explore commercial and investment connections between the two nations. The Minister was at the Republic of South Sudan on an official visit.
"I am delighted to have met H. E. Dr. Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon, South Sudan's First Vice President. Ways to further collaboration, particularly commerce and investment, were discussed. He reaffirmed South Sudan's commitment to an investment-friendly policy "Muraleedharan stated this in a Tweet.
India has warm, friendly, and cordial ties with Sudan and South Sudan, according to the Ministry of External Affairs. In both nations, a lot of Indian enterprises operate in various fields.
Over the years, India has been in the forefront of developing the potential of Sudanese and South Sudanese youth. A sizable number of students from both nations have been studying in Indian colleges. Sudan and South Sudan have long-standing cultural and people-to-people relations with India.
Muraleedharan previously stated that India is assisting African countries in closing the digital gap.
In a virtual address to the second edition of the India-Africa Higher Education and Skill Development Summit, the MoS stated that delivering quality higher education with relevant skills linked with market demands remained one of the most significant problems today.
He also stated that numerous current or past African Presidents, Prime Ministers, and Vice Presidents have attended educational or training institutes in India.
"Thousands of public officials, teachers, businesspeople, and physicians have been taught or received degrees in India as part of our capacity development projects," the minister stated.
Muraleedharan further stated that around 23,000 students had registered at Indian institutions during the previous three years in different short-term, undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD degrees. Students from Tanzania, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Mauritius, and Zambia benefited the most from Indian academics.