India donated USD 1 million to support Swaziland’s national disaster management agency and expressed commitment to a developmental partnership to create local capacities in the country and across Africa.
The commitment came as President Ram Nath Kovind addressed Swaziland’s parliament, becoming the first visiting Head of the State to do so.
The president said India was committed “to developmental partnership and India’s approach is to create local capacities in Swaziland and across Africa.
India will establish a Centre of Agricultural Excellence in Swaziland for sharing its experience in the sector, Kovind said.
India also announced concessional finance for constructing a new parliament building in Swaziland.
However, no details of the concessional finance were provided.