The indications of this plan was given by Mukherjee while he was addressing the Indian community here yesterday during a reception hosted by the Indian High Commissioner to Ghana K Jeeva Sagar.
Indian automobile industry has approached the government to consider a rupee-based payment mechanism for trading with African nations as companies face a major hurdle in dollar-denominated payout
The offer made by visiting Sudanese Oil Minister Mohamed Zayed Awad is part of the African nation's efforts to seek greater energy engagements with India, to which it owes USD 240 million in oil dues.
On Sunday, India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj planted rose saplings along with African envoys and also inaugurated the Indio-Africa Editors forum.
Bereft of China's riches, India is banking on diplomacy, development and its entrepreneurial private sector to woo African nations to open markets and natural resources to Asia's third-largest economy.