Narendra Modi boosts Ties between India and Kenya

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi was given a ceremonial welcome in Kenya by Uhuru Kenyatta, the President of Kenya.

Prime Minister then went to pay tribute to the first president of Kenya Jomo Kenyatta and remembered his towering personality.

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Post which PM was given a ceremonial welcome by President of Kenya.

He then held restricted level talks with the President of Kenya.

Post which both of the leaders held delegation level talks.

Both the countries signed seven agreements and renewed an old partnership.

PM then along with the President of Kenya addressed a joint press meet. He began by talking about Kenya being a valued and trusted partner of India. He talked about the bonds between the two countries which is long standing and rich.

PM further said that, "India is Kenya's largest trading partner and the second largest investor here. But, there is potential to achieve much more."

"The multifaceted development partnership is a key pillar of our bilateral relationship."

"Kenya's geothermal sector & energy efficiency projects- LED based smart street lighting are areas where we could build our engagement."

"India's strength especially in pharmaceuticals can join hands with your priorities to shape affordable & efficient healthcare system."

"We have agreed to deepen our security partnership including in fields of cyber security, combating drugs & narcotics & human trafficking."

After addressing the joint press meet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi handed over a model of Bhabhatron to President of Kenya. Bhabhatron is state-of-art nuclear medicine cancer therapy machine, developed and manufactured in India.

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