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Modi to embark on three-nation Africa tour from today

By Madhuri Adnal
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    New Delhi, July 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to embark on a 5-day visit to Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa. In the first leg of his visit, Modi will reach Rwanda on the 23rd for a two day visit.

    Modi to embark on three-nation Africa tour from today

    India will extend two lines of credit to that country during the visit of USD 100ml each for agricultural sector and industrial sector. Modi will then have an interaction with Indian community.

    He will meet the leadership of Rwanda and will be accorded ceremonial reception. India will also give 200 cows to Rwanda during the visit as part of an initiative to foster brotherhood and prosperity.

    Prime Minister will be accompanied by high level business delegation during his visit. Secretary also said that India is contemplating to further enhance its strategic partnership with Rwanda.

    The Prime Minister will depart from Rwanda to Uganda on the 24th where he will call on the President. Mr Modi will have delegation level talks and will address Indian community.

    PM Modi will also address the parliament of Uganda. Two lines of credit worth USD 164ml will be extended to Uganda during the visit.

    In the last leg of his visit, Prime Minister Modi will reach South Africa on the 25th to attend the 10th BRICS summit at Johannesburg. He will meet South African President.

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