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PM Modi hold delegation-level talks Tanzanian leadership in Dar-es-Salaam

Updated: Jul 10, 2016 14:23 IST

Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania), July 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held delegation-level talks with Tanzanian President John Pombe Joseph Magufuli in Dar-es-Salaam on Sunday during which both sides reviewed full spectrum of relations between the two nations.

"Reviewing the full spectrum of #IndiaTanzania relations. President @Magufuli and PM lead delegation level talks," Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) official spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.

The Prime Minister's Office atweeted, "Discussing India-Tanzania relations with President @MagufuliJP during the bilateral meeting and delegation talks."

Prime Minister Modi prior to the delegation-level talks also held restricted meeting with President Magufuli to bolters bilateral ties between India and Tanzania.

"Talking with Tanzania. PM @narendramodi and President @MagufuliJP in restricted talks following the welcome," Swarup tweeted.

Prime Minister Modi was earlier today accorded a ceremonial welcome at the State House kicking-off his first engagement in Tanzania.

He landed at Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar-es-Salaam earlier today, as part of his four-nation Africa tour aimed at enhancing ties with the continent, particularly in the economic sphere.

His delegation-level talk will be followed by signing and exchange of agreements at the State Room of the State House and a joint press statement.

His others engagements include meeting the 'Solar Mamas', a group of rural women solar engineers from Africa who have been trained under the Government of India-supported programmes followed by interaction with the Indian community.(ANI)