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Narendra Modi in Africa: Here's day one of the PM's historic visit in tweets


After Prime Minister Narendra Modi's five-nation tour last month, Modi is off to a four-nation tour of African countries from 7 to 11 July. The tour is aimed at enhancing ties between India and Africa, and people-to-people relations.

Modi announced his brief visit to Africa in a tweet.

The Ministry of External Affairs echoed the same in an another tweet.

Narendra Modi began the tour by stepping foot in Mozambique on Thursday.

The Mozambique visit commenced with a ceremonial welcome by the Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi.   

Here are some of the main highlights of the meet.

Modi, after raising a toast to the bonds between India and Mozambique, met the President of Mozambique National Assembly Veronica Macamo.

 

In some of his earlier tweets, Narendra Modi mentioned key areas he would be focusing on, in his visit to the different African nations.

 

 

First Published On : Jul 7, 2016 19:02 IST

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