- The Mahatma Gandhi IT and Biotechnology Park (MGIT-BP) was jointly inaugurated by Ambassador of India and Cote d’Ivoire Vice President.
- MGIT-BP is a dedicated Free Trade Zone (FTZ) for IT and Biotechnology .It has been built with India’s assistance through EXIM Bank Lines of Credit of USD 20 million.
- The MGIT-BP project consists of two parts (a)firstly,architectural concept and design for the buildings of FTZ and construction of the main building to host IT enterprises.
- Secondly,supply and commissioning of equipment which includes the (a)Computer Assembly Plant (b)VSAT with Satellite Earth Station, (c)Networking Lab (d)Human DNA Lab (e)Data Storage Area Network, (f)Audio-Visual Lab and (g)power generator.
- In July 2018,Indian Prime Minister had made Africa a priority for India’s foreign policy while outlining 10 principles of India’s engagement with Africa.
- Ivory Coast or Côte d’Ivoire is a country located on the south coast of West Africa.Ivory Coast’s political capital is Yamoussoukro in the centre of the country while its economic capital and largest city is the port city of Abidjan
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