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Mumbai - India, the world's biggest consumer of pulses, will help Mozambique in cultivation of pulses and import them through government-to-government deals in the coming years, Telecoms Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Tuesday.

Prices of pulses are near record highs in the south Asian country as output trails supplies. The government-to-government deals will help India secure supplies of pulses, said Prasad.

India is likely to import 100 000 tons from Mozambique in the 2016/17 financial year ending on March 31 and aims to double it in four years, he added.

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