India to send sugar and food items to Djibouti, Eritrea, Sudan and South Sudan

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New Delhi: India will be providing 270 MT of food items, including sugar and others, as an aid to South Sudan, Djibouti, Eritrea and Sudan that are affected due to coronavirus pandemic and natural calamities.

According to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), the food aid, comprising 155 MT of wheat flour, 65 MT of rice and 50 MT of sugar, is being transported on the Indian Naval Ship (INS) AIRAVAT, which left Mumbai on October 24.

The MEA added that this will strengthen the bond between India and the fellow African countries.

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