ITEC Program Reaches 1200 Beneficiaries in South Sudan

ITEC participants posed for a group photo on Tuesday at the Indian embassy premises in Juba

By Simon Deng

The Indian Embassy in South Sudan celebrated the annual Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) in which alumni get an opportunity to interact with the Embassy.

“The ITEC program is a capacity building assistance being provided to South Sudan by India.  ITEC training is part of such assistance, around 1200 South Sudanese had attended ITEC training courses, fully funded by the Government of India,” said Vishnu Kumar Sharma, the Ambassador of India to South Sudan in a statement issued in Juba on Wednesday.

Vishnu urged the South Sudanese alumni to act as bridge to help foster closer bilateral relations between the two countries by promoting people to people understanding between India and South Sudan.

Bangasi Joseph Bakosoro, the Minister for Public Services and Human Resource Development for South Sudan said the generous support in term of the capacity building of South Sudan will further lead to expansion of the cooperation.

The event with huge gatherings was attended by Julia Aker Duany, Head of National Civil Services Commission as well as senior officials from the national Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

A few participants present at the occasion used the opportunity to share their experiences in India with the audience and gave valuable feedback about the various programmes they attended in India.

Representatives from concerned Ministries, who were also ITEC alumni, shared their insightful perspective in these areas.

One comment

  1. It’s a great initiative, the two countries has to build tight bilateral relationship through youth empowerment and education programs. It’s worth

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