(In Pics) High-level South African delegation meets Narendra Modi

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Gandhinagar, Jan 23: A high-profile delegation from South Africa led by High Commissioner F K Morule met Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi here on Wednesday. Morule welcomed Modi's invitation to South African delegates to participate in the next edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit scheduled next year.

He also praised Modi's plan to observe the 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi's return to India from South Africa in 1915 through a yearlong celebration next year.

The South African high commissioner also spoke on the need for co-operation between South Africa and Gujarat for the development of the diamond industries. The African nation tops the table in rough diamond production while Gujarat is known for its diamond-polishing industry.

Morule also visited the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI) in the state capital and expressed pleasure over the fact that South African students are studying at the institute.

In Gandhinagar

BJP's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi speaks to delegates from South Africa in Gandhinagar on Wednesday, January 22, 2014.

In Gandhinagar

Modi greets South African High Commissioner F K Morule who led a high-level delegation to meet him in Gujarat on Wednesday, January 22, 2014.

In Gandhinagar

BJP's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat CM Narendra Modi with South African High Commissioner F K Morule in Gandhinagar on Wednesday, January 22, 2014.

In Gandhinagar

BJP's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat CM Narendra Modi with delegates from South Africa on Wednesday, January 22, 2014.

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