IEP Chandigarh, October 10
Haryana Governor Shri Bandaru Dattatraya on Monday released the book titled ‘The Harambee Factor’ written by former Ambassador Shri Gurjit Singh at Raj Bhavan. On this occasion, Chief Principal Secretary to the dChief Minister, Shri DS Dhesi and Secretary to Governor, Shri Atul Dwivedi, were also present.
Congratulating Shri Singh, Governor Shri Dattatraya said that ‘The Harambee Factor’ would prove to be important in further strengthening India’s economic and developmental partnership with Africa.
“The book will also make the readers aware of the development work done by India in Africa. Students with interest in international relations will gain insights into India’s relations with African countries, which will not only increase their knowledge but will also benefit them in preparing for competitive examinations, said Shri Dattatraya.
Shri Gurjit Singh, who has been India’s Ambassador to many Asian countries including African Union countries, Kenya, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Philippines, Germany, said that in this book economic, social and cultural relations of Africa with India during the last two decades have been described.
According to Shri Singh, ‘The Harambee Factor’ has been prepared on the basis of India-Africa policy from 2000 to 2020. This will act as a guideline to further strengthen the relations between the two countries, he added.