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India-Benin Signs MOU

Current context: President Ram Nath Kovind had a bilateral talk with his Benin counterpart Patrice Talon and reviewed their global partnership.
India-Benin Signs MOU
  • India and Benin signed 4 MoU in the education sector, health and e-visa facilities.
  • Benin President has also given his support to India's candidature for permanent membership of UN Security Council.
  • An agreement on mutual exemption of visa requirement for holders of diplomatic and official passports was signed.
  • Also, an agreement on the fresh line of credit of 100 million US dollars by India to finance development projects in Benin was made.
  • MoUs were signed on tele-education program e-Vidhya Bharati and Telemedicine initiative e-Arogyabharati to extend free telemedicine courses to 1000 doctors and tele-education courses to 15,000 students in Africa.
  • MoU for holding Cultural Exchange Programme between the two countries for the years 2019-2023 was signed.
  • MOU on Cooperation in the field of Export Credit and Investment Insurance was made.
  • Benin is a country in West Africa.
  • The capital of Benin is Porto-Novo.
  • The official language of Benin is French.
  • The currency of Benin is West African CFA franc (XOF).

Question: 

Q.1 Recently President Ram Nath Kovind visited Benin, Whose capital is?
a. Cotonou
b. Abomey-Calavi
c. Djougou
d. Porto-Novo
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