Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Uganda
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Uganda

PM Modi to hold delegation level talks in Uganda

ANI | Updated: Jul 24, 2018 20:36 IST

Uganda [East Africa] July 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday arrived in Uganda to hold delegation level talks.
The Prime Minister was accorded a ceremonial reception in Uganda's Entebbe town. President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni was also present at the ceremonial reception.
Besides the delegation level talks, Prime Minister Modi will also be addressing a community event later today. He is on a three-nation tour to the African countries including Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa.
During his visit to Rwanda earlier in the day, India and Rwanda signed eight agreements in an effort to bolster bilateral cooperation between the two nations.
While addressing a meet at the Business Forum in Kigali, Prime Minister Modi said "We want to boost economic ties between India and Rwanda. Our nations can do a lot together. There are several opportunities in rural development and small scale industries."
"India is growing exponentially but our mantra is 'Sabka saath sabka vikas'. We will grow but we will also help those grow, who are with us. We will walk together," he added.
Thanking Rwanda for the warm reception, Prime Minister Modi stated that this meeting would help to strengthen economic and cultural relations between the two countries.
Furthering ties of trade and commerce, Prime Minister Modi and Rwandan President Paul Kagame addressed leading CEOs from India and Rwanda.
Prime Minister Modi also gifted 200 cows to villagers as a part of Rwandan Government's Girinka Programme. (ANI)