Moroccon University Shows Pakistan, Afghanistan As Part Of India to Welcome Hamid Ansari

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5:07 pm 1 Jun, 2016


Moroccan authorities caused a blunder by displaying a map showing Pakistan and Afghanistan as part of India at a university where Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari was supposed to deliver a speech.

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The hoardings had been put up at Mohammad V University in Rabat, that showed the map of Morocco on one side and the map of India on the other.

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The Vice President is on an official visit to Morocco and Tunisia.

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It was only after the intervention of Indian officials that the ‘expanded’ Indian map with Pakistan and Afghanistan on it was covered with white tape.

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With India keen to tap Morocco as the hub for its economic activities in the resource-rich Africa region, the two countries have jointly launched a trade body to boost bilateral commercial engagements.

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The India-Morocco Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IMCCI) was launched by the Vice President Hamid Ansari and Moroccan Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane.

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