UPSC General Studies Solved Paper - General Studies-2016

  • question_answer
    Consider the following statements The India-Africa Summit
    1. held in 2015 was the third such Summit.
    2. was actually initiated by Jawaharlal Nehru in 1951
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    A)  Onty1             

    B)  Only 2

    C)  Both 1 and 2    

    D)         Neither1nor 2

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    Exp. [a] The India-Africa Forum Summit (IAFS) is the official platform for the African-Indian relations. IAFS will be held once in every three years. It was first held from 4th to 8th April, 2008 in New Delhi India. It was the first such meeting between the heads of state and Government of India and 14 countries of Africa chosen by the African Union. Libya and Egypt's heads of state did not attend. The third summit in a rotation basis was held in New Delhi, India from 26th-30th October, 2015. The 5 day summit started with consulatations on official level followed by the Head of States/governments level summit on 29th October, 2015 with scheduled bilateral meetings on 30th October, 2015.

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