Modi in Africa: What PM said in his Kenya address
Nairobi, July 10: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached out to the people of Kenya and also the Indian diaspora based in that country during his visit there on Sunday (July 10).
Modi, who visited Kenya in the final leg of his four-nation tour to Africa which started with his arrival in Mozambique on July 7 (Thursday), addressed an audience at the Kasarani Stadium here. He was given a red-carpet welcome in Kenya.
Here are some of the high points of what Modi said at the gathering:
- It is a great honour for all of us that the president of Kenya (Uhuru Kenyatta) is present among us to grace the occasion.
- For me, for India and for the Indians, it is a great, great honour. He termed it a "symbol of love and affection".
- When we set our foot here, it felt we have come to "Mini Hindustan".
- Our ancestors had come here as labourers.