The Pan-African e-Network project ( Ist phase of 11 countries) was inaugurated by Hon?ble Mr. Pranab Mukherjee, the then External Affairs Minister (EAM), Govt. of India on 26th February 2009 from the Data Centre at the TCIL HQ Building, New Delhi.
EAM addressed the Ministers in 11 countries where both the Learning Centre (LC) and Patient-End Hospital (PEH) were ready, viz. Benin, Burkina Faso, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Ethiopia, Mauritius, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal and Seychelles, and had a brief on-line interaction on bilateral matters with each of the eleven ministers individually through the network. While addressing the ministers and other dignitaries online in eleven countries where the network was inaugurated, Shri Mukherjee exhorted the countries to take advantage of the full range of services offered by India. He also asked the remaining countries to join the project early.
The press release issued by the Ministry of External Affairs on this occasion is uploaded on the project website: www.panafricanenetwork.com.