Antananarivo: Indian embassy in Antananarivo on behalf of the Indian government gave over 100,000 academic textbooks to Madagascar on Tuesday as part of developing higher education and research in the East African country.
The books were handed over by Indian ambassador Abhay Kumar to the Minister for Higher Education and Scientific Research Blanche Nirina Richard.
The books published by the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) in New Delhi, are on 37 separate titles on Mathematics, Accountancy and Business Studies, Science and English language.
The distribution of the books were carried out after President Ram Nath Kovind made his announcement during his visit to the African country in 2018.
These books will be used in the universities and in Institute of Science and Technologies, National Centers of Researches and to National Center of Teaching of English Language or CNELA.
The Minister of Higher Education extended her gratitude to the Indian government for its support and for the continuation of partnership and cooperation.