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Direct Air Connectivity between Mumbai and Joburg

21 February 2020

Recently appointed Consul-General of South Africa in Mumbai, Andrea Kühn met with the Governor of Maharashtra, Bhagat Singh Koshyari at the Raj Bhawan who welcomed her to Maharashtra.

Consul-General Kühn noted that with the many Indian companies investing in South Africa and the tourist numbers growing, direct air connectivity between Joburg and Mumbai , the two financial capitals, would be mutually beneficial. The Governor committed to take this matter up with the Central Government.

The links between India and South Africa are strong.

Mahatma Gandhi started his Satyagraha in South Africa said Andrea Kühn and India was a strong supporter of the struggle against apartheid. South Africa and India participate together in BRICS and IBSA and are both members of IORA and South Africa has recently taken up the Chairship of the African Union.

Speaking about the Indian diaspora, Kühn said that they are contributing in all walks of life in South Africa.

Consul-General Andrea Kühn looks forward to strengthening relations with the state of Maharashtra and enhancing relations with India.



February/March 2020










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