Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi

PM Modi arrives in Rwanda

ANI | Updated: Jul 24, 2018 01:16 IST

Kigali [Rwanda], July 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi was given a ceremonial reception upon his arrival in Rwanda on Monday.
The Prime Minister was received by President of the Republic of Rwanda, Paul Kagame.
He is on a five-day, three-nation tour to Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa.
This is first ever visit by an Indian Prime Minister to Rwanda.
The Prime Minister later did a one-on-one meeting and delegation level talks with President Kagame. Prime Minister Modi is also expected to interact with the Indian community.
Later, at around 8 p.m., there will be an exchange of agreements followed by dinner, hosted by the Rwandan President and reception, hosted by the High Commissioner for Indian Community.
Prime Minister Modi will then proceed to Uganda, where he will undertake engagements from July 24 to 25. The visit will mark the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister to the country in over 20 years.
During the two-day visit in Uganda, Prime Minister Modi will call on Uganda President Yoweri Museveni and hold delegation level talks.
The Prime Minister is also scheduled to address Uganda's Parliament and the Indian diaspora.
Two lines of credit will also be announced for Uganda during Prime Minister's visit, the MEA said.
Lastly, the Prime Minister will head to South Africa, the final leg of his visit, to attend the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) summit.
The Prime Minister is also scheduled to meet South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.
A number of agreements and MoUs in the areas of defence, trade, culture, agriculture and dairy cooperation are scheduled to be signed during the Prime Minister's visit, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement. (ANI)