India opened its first Mahatma Gandhi convention centre in Niger
- External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and President of Niger jointly inaugurated the first Mahatma Gandhi International Convention Centre (MGICC) established in Africa by India to honour the memory of Mahatma Gandhi.
- It is the first centre to be established in Africa by India to honour the memory of Mahatma Gandhi whose 150th Birth Anniversary was observed last year.
- The convention centre has been designed to witness high-level and wide-ranging participation from African Union member states and other high-level conventions.
Source : All India Radio