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PM Modi leaves for Kenya, thanks Tanzania for 'remarkable visit'

Updated: Jul 10, 2016 18:23 IST

Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania), July 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a five-day tour to Africa, left for Kenya this afternoon after completing his day-long visit to the nation.

Prime Minister Modi, who received a rapturous farewell at the Julius Nyerere International Airport, took to Twitter to thank Tanzania.

"Thank you Tanzania. This was a remarkable visit and the ground covered during the visit will benefit our two nations immensely," he tweeted.

"The hardwork and dedication of the Solar Mamas impressed me. Enjoyed interacting with them," he said in a series of tweets.

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

He met with a group of 'Solar Mamas', the women from developing nations who have been trained in harnessing solar energy at the Barefoot College in Tilonia village of Rajasthan's Ajmer city.

The Prime Minister also interacted with around 50,000 members of the Indian community. (ANI)