Mozambique – UPSC Prelims

  • Mozambique is a central African nation.
  • India has sent food and defence equipment to under Mission Sagar.
  • It was delivered at Port Maputo of Mozambique.
  • Why aid is being sent?
    • Mozambique is facing a lot of challenges like terrorism in its northern part.
    • A recent United nation report has warned about Islamic state’s (also known as Da’esh) growing influence in Central African region.
    • Da’esh had briefly captured the strategic port of Mocimboa da Praia in Mozambique.
    • It is also facing the twin challenge like drought and pandemic.