What S. Jaishankar has to say on Odisha Train Tragedy, how the world stood by our Side:
According to NDTV news, many world officials, including the foreign minister of Namibia, expressed his solidarity and sadness in light of the recent Odisha Train Tragedy. EAM Jaishankar said this while addressing the Indian diasporas in Namibia on Sunday.
S. Jaishankar, our External Affairs Minister said on Sunday that he gave his immense condolences and the outpouring of support that he received in the wake of the horrific train Odisha catastrophe demonstrates how interconnected the world is with our nation. He also added that he had received many messages and foreign ministers from across the world. Numerous messages were sent to the prime minister as well. This is an illustration of how the world today is interconnected with India and how it has become more globalised.
The world has decided to stand with India in this tough situation and support her in every possible way, as per Jaishankar. He landed in Namibia‘s capital, Windhoek, to strengthen ties with that country. The Balasore derailment incident that involved two passenger trains and a goods train claimed around 275 lives and left over 1000 injured. At Bahanaga Bazar station in the Balasore neighborhood, the Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast Express, the Coromandel Express, and cargo trains were involved in a three-way accident on three different lines.
Expressing grief over the accident, S. Jaishankar said that he is physically in Namibia but his heart resides in India. All have sent their prayers for the people who have lost lives and those left maimed The EAM will meet with Namibia‘s top officials while he is there. The Namibian deputy minister of international relations and cooperation, Jenelly Matundu, welcomed him. After arriving in Windhoek, Jaishankar thanked the country for his warm welcome by Matundu. Additionally, he tweeted earlier that he was anticipating a successful visit that would strengthen our long-standing relationships.
Along with co-chairing the Joint Commission Meeting’s opening session with the deputy prime minister and foreign minister of Namibia, S. Jaishankar will also meet with other ministers in the Namibian government. The BRICS Foreign Ministers Meeting was taking place in Cape Town, South Africa, on Sunday, before the External Affairs Minister arrived in Windhoek.
In South Africa, he invoked the three-decade-old ties between India and South Africa stating that there is a very ‘Deeply emotional’ connection between the two nations and further added that ‘Deeply interwoven’ were the challenges of South Africa and India.
While meeting with the Indian expats in Cape Town, Jaishankar said these things. He recalled that when South Africa got its independence, there was much celebration in India too, like in that nation. He added that Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa had been invited by India to serve as the chief guest at the Republic Day celebration in 2019.
Although South Africa and India are located far apart on two different continents but working together very closely in the UN, in the BRICS of which we are members There are other means to communicate directly between the two countries right now in an organization called IPSA, which consists of India, Brazil, and South Africa. In the last three decades, the relationship between the two nations has flowered in every conceivable sense.