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MoU Approved Between India And Tanzania For Sharing Digital Solutions

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 16-12-2023
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The Union Cabinet, led by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, approved a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology of India and the Ministry of Information Communications and Information Technology of Tanzania. The MoU was signed on October 15, 2023. 

Objective of this MoU: 

  • The objective of this MoU is to promote cooperation. It aims to facilitate the exchange of experiences and digital technology-based solutions. This will support the implementation of digital transformation initiatives in both countries. 
  • Bilateral cooperation will be enhanced at G2G and B2B level in the field of Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI). The activities contemplated in this MoU will be funded through regular operating allocations for their administration.
  • This MoU envisages greater cooperation in promoting employment opportunities in the field of Information Technology (IT).

These proposals also approved by the Union Cabinet:

  • The Union Cabinet approved a draft agreement between the United States and India to improve innovation through an Innovation Handshake. 
  • The Cabinet approved the Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) signed between India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. 
  • This agreement focuses on cooperation in digitalisation and electronic manufacturing. 
  • The Cabinet approved a Memorandum of Understanding between India and Italy. The memorandum is about cooperation in the field of industrial property rights.
  • Union Cabinet approves the declaration of Surat Airport as an International Airport.

Key facts about Tanzania:

  • Tanzania is the largest country in East Africa. 
  • Zanzibar, Pemba and Mafia Islands are also part of Tanzania.
  • Capital: Dar es Salaam (administrative capital), Dodoma (legislative capital)
  • Currency: Tanzanian Shilling
  • President: Samia Suluhu Hassan
  • Landform:
  • Its northern region includes the southern part of Lake Victoria. It is the source of the Nile River.
  • Also to the north is the world-famous Ngorongoro Crater. It is the world's largest intact volcanic caldera.
  • The northeastern part of the country is hilly. The region has two famous mountains: 
  1. Mount Meru, which includes an active volcano and is in Africa
  2. Mount Kilimanjaro, is Africa's tallest and the world's tallest single freestanding mountain.  
  • To the west is Lake Tanganyika, the second-deepest lake in the world.
  • The eastern region consists of coastal lowlands along the Indian Ocean.


Ans. Tanzania

Ans. India and Italy

Ans. Surat Airport

Ans. Samia Suluhu Hassan
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