Manmohan Singh meets Kenyan PM Raila Odinga

Written by: Nairita Das
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New Delhi, Nov 16 (ANI): Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga, who is on a four-day visit to India, to discuss investment and economic cooperation with top political and business leaders, met Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh here on Tuesday.

Odinga arrived here on Sunday accompanied by Kenya's Trade Minister Amos Kimunya to attend the meeting of the World Economic Forum.

During his visit, the Kenyan Premier is expected to meet Kenyans living and working in India.

India is an important economic partner of Kenya and is one of the top ten major trading partners.

Kenya ranks India as the sixth biggest source of imports, and 18th overall as a destination for exports.

India exports manufactured goods such as home appliances, industrial and farm machinery, pharmaceuticals, synthetic products, motor vehicles, dyed fabric, rice and aluminium hydroxide to Kenya.

Kenya, on its part, exports soda ash, fluorspar, diatomite, inorganic chemicals, precious and semi-precious stones, cashew nuts, pulses, wattle bark extract, dyeing, tanning and colouring material, hides and skins, steel and African handicrafts to India. (ANI)

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