29-10-2015: 3rd India-Africa Forum Summit Miniature Sheet


The 3rd India-Africa Summit was held in October 2015 in New Delhi, India, to mark the occasion, a set of six postage Miniature Sheets was issued. The 5-day summit began with official-level consultations, which were followed by the state government’s level summit on 29 October 2015. The summit was due to be held in December 2014 after a gap of three years after the 2011 Addis Ababa summit. But Indian Foreign Ministry official Syed Akbaruddin told the media that the scheduled summit had been postponed to 2015 and would feature a larger number of African leaders, unlike the previous two summits. Media reports claimed that an outbreak of Ebola in West African countries played a role in postponing the summit.

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