PM Modi becomes first Indian prime minister to set foot in Rwanda

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Updated: July 23, 2018 10:19:04 pm


PM Narendra Modi with Rwanda President Paul Kagame on Monday. (Source: Twitter/ANI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived in Rwanda on the first leg of his three-nation Africa tour, becoming the first Indian premier to visit the East African country. The Prime Minister’s aircraft landed at the Kigali International Airport where he was given a red carpet welcome this evening. His two-day state visit to Rwanda — one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies — assumes significance as this is the first by an Indian premier.

Prime Minister Modi will hold bilateral meetings with President Paul Kagame, delegation-level talks and meetings with the business and the Indian communities, a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office said. He will also visit the Genocide Memorial and participate in an event on…

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