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Vol 3 (AAC) No 3

Published 1st January 2010

Mohammad Hamid Ansari

Vice-President, India

Indian Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari began 2010 with a seven-day trip to Zambia, Malawi and Botswana. Ties abound between India and the three countries: Vedanta is the largest foreign investor in Zambia, Malawi’s President Bingu wa Mutharika was educated at Delhi University and Botswana has a long history of military cooperation with the Indian army. Still, it was the first visit by a high-level Indian official to the latter two countries and the first in two decades for Zambia.

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