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PM Modi in Africa: India will stand by Uganda as stable partner

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Guihiamliu Riamei | Updated on: 25 Jul 2018, 12:16:33 AM
LIVE Updates | India will stand by Uganda as stable partner: Modi to Uganda (Photo: Twitter)

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday landed in Uganda on the second leg of his three-nation tour to African countries. This was the first visit by an Indian prime minister to the country since 1997. 

During the visit, the prime minister is scheduled to have a one-to-one meeting with Yoweri Museveni, the Ugandan president, restricted and delegation-level talks, and participation at the Uganda joint business event.

The prime minister will also address the Uganda Parliament.

After Uganda, Modi will head to South africa on Wednesday, the last leg of his visit to participate in the BRICS Summit, whose theme this year is ‘BRICS in Africa’.

Here are the live updates of PM Modi’s visit:

# 11: 40 PM : PM Modi invites Indian community in Kampala for Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to be held in Varanasi and Kumbh Mela to be held in Allahabad

# 11: 16 PM : PM Modi addresses Indian community in Kampala; to address Parliament of Uganda on Wednesday.

# 10: 41 PM : Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils bust of 'Iron Man of India'- Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at the Indian community event in Kampala

# 10: 30 PM : PM Modi to address Indian community in the presence of Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni  

# 10: 15 PM : PM Modi arrives to address Indian community in Kampala 

# 10: 05 PM : PM Modi to address  Indian community in Kampala

# 08: 42 PM : PM Modi assured Uganda that India will stand by the country as stable partner in its journey towards development; thanked Uganda for warm welcome and taking care of Indian community in Uganda.

# 08: 13 PM : Four MoUs were signed/exchanged between India and Uganda on Tuesday following the delegation-level talks  

# 07: 37 PM : Indian Government to gift cancer therapy machine to the Uganda cancer institute in Kampala

# 06: 59 PM : PM Modi announced two Lines of Credit worth nearly $200 mn in energy infrastructure, agriculture and dairy sectors. 

# 06 : 51 PM : India and Uganda exchanges agreements

# 06: 47 PM : Ugandan president President Yoweri Museveni extends ceremonial recepttion in honuor of PM Modi at the State House in Kampala

# 06: 19 PM : PM Modi and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni hold delegation-level talks in Entebbe, Uganda.

# 05: 13 PM : Prime minister Narendra Modi was given ceremonial welcome in Entebbe, Uganda.

# 04: 57 PM : Prime minister Narendra Modi arrived in Uganda and is expected to meet Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni

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First Published : 24 Jul 2018, 06:03:39 PM