Indian president to embark on four-day tour of Djibouti, Ethiopia

by Xinhua

Indian president Ram Nath Kovind

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind will embark on a four-day visit to Djibouti and Ethiopia starting from Tuesday.

His first stop will be Djibouti, which will be the first by an Indian head of state or head of government since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, according to the Indian External Affairs Ministry.

From Djibouti, President Kovind will head to Ethiopia on Oct. 4.

During his two-day stay in Ethiopia, Kovind will hold talks with Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome and review the entire gamut of bilateral relations, the ministry said in a release.