Impressed by the action taken by Karnataka govt: Tanzanian envoy on African student attack

Kijazi said that his message to all African students is to “follow the law of country, live in harmony with local community and respect the leadership of the state”.  

Updated: Feb 05, 2016, 20:35 PM IST
Impressed by the action taken by Karnataka govt: Tanzanian envoy on African student attack

Bengaluru: Tanzanian Ambassador John WH Kijazi, who led a delegation on Friday to meet the officials of Karnataka government after the attack on a student of his country, said that his team is very impressed by the action taken by police and “have much clear picture of what happened now”.

“The government assured me that they are going to continue to take proper measures to make sure they (African students) are secure. “We didn't want to dwell very much into discussing the issues of racism, we discussed facts of situation,” Kijazi said after meeting Home Minister G Parmeshwara.

“Was taken through the entire situation that led to the accident. We are very much impressed by the action taken by the government,” Kijazi said.

“What is more important is that we should look into the future,” he added.

Kijazi, who was accompanied by MEA officials, said that he represented his colleagues from all the African countries at the meeting.

Home Minister G Parmeshwara said that the “entire incident was explained to the Tanzanian Ambassador and MEA representatives.

“I have reassured them that such incidents won’t happen again. They are convinced about the action taken.”

Besides the home minister, the Tanzanian delegation also met senior police officials at his office.

Joint secretaries Parthasarthy and Tanmay Lal represented the MEA.

Kijazi said that his message to all African students is to “follow the law of country, live in harmony with local community and respect the leadership of the state”.