India extends $200 million lines of credit to Rwanda after PM Modi holds talks with Prez Kagame

By: PTI | Kigali |
Published: July 24, 2018 5:57:45 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves as he emplanes for Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa from New Delhi. (PTI)

India extended USD 200 million lines of credit to Rwanda as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held wide-ranging talks with President Paul Kagame and discussed measures to boost the bilateral strategic ties by strengthening cooperation in defence, trade and agriculture sectors.

After the one-on-one talks with president Kagame, Modi, the first Indian prime minister to visit the East African country, announced that India will soon open its mission in Rwanda. “We are going to open a High Commission in Rwanda. This will not only establish communication between our respective governments but also enable facilities for consular, passport, visa,” Modi said at a joint press statement. He noted that…

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