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
I have come here to invite you for Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to be held in Varanasi and Kumbh Mela to be held in Allahabad, in January 2019: PM Modi in Kampala, Uganda pic.twitter.com/FtY2G8rGxD— ANI (@ANI) July 24, 2018
# 11: 16 PM : PM Modi addresses Indian community in Kampala; to address Parliament of Uganda on Wednesday.
Tomorrow, I will address the Parliament of Uganda. Few days ago, I made a speech in the Indian parliament. You all heard the speech, I am grateful to you all : PM Modi addressing a community event in Kampala, Uganda pic.twitter.com/FecZBomcOX— ANI (@ANI) July 24, 2018
# 10: 41 PM : Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils bust of 'Iron Man of India'- Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at the Indian community event in Kampala
Uganda: Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils bust of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Kampala. pic.twitter.com/ccKHgShykZ— ANI (@ANI) July 24, 2018
# 10: 30 PM : PM Modi to address Indian community in the presence of Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni
Uganda: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address the Indian community in Kampala. President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni also present at the event. pic.twitter.com/Ziw7sVY2bQ— ANI (@ANI) July 24, 2018
# 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.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held delegation-level talks with President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni and said that India will continue to play a stable partner in the country's journey towards development— ANI Digital (@ani_digital) July 24, 2018
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# 08: 13 PM : Four MoUs were signed/exchanged between India and Uganda on Tuesday following the delegation-level talks
Four agreements signed between India and Uganda today- MoU on defence cooperation, MoU on visa exemption for diplomatic and official passport holders,MoU on a cultural exchange programme and MoU on material testing laboratory pic.twitter.com/mEqRUBkWyL— ANI (@ANI) July 24, 2018
# 07: 37 PM : Indian Government to gift cancer therapy machine to the Uganda cancer institute in Kampala
As a token of our love towards people of Uganda, Indian Government has decided to gift a cancer therapy machine to the Uganda cancer institute in Kampala, which will not only serve the people of Uganda but also the people of many East African countries: PM Narendra Modi in Uganda pic.twitter.com/cCEliAwCwk— ANI (@ANI) July 24, 2018
# 06: 59 PM : PM Modi announced two Lines of Credit worth nearly $200 mn in energy infrastructure, agriculture and dairy sectors.
PM @narendramodi and Ugandan President Museveni co-chair the delegation level talks to comprehensively review all aspects of bilateral relations. PM announced two Lines of Credit worth nearly $200 mn in energy infrastructure, agriculture and dairy sectors. pic.twitter.com/cDBwYKfjCh— Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) July 24, 2018
# 06 : 51 PM : India and Uganda exchanges agreements
Uganda: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni witness signing and exchange of agreements between India and Uganda pic.twitter.com/9FKej85mfX— ANI (@ANI) July 24, 2018
# 06: 47 PM : Ugandan president President Yoweri Museveni extends ceremonial recepttion in honuor of PM Modi at the State House in Kampala
A stately reception at the State House! President Yoweri Museveni. @KagutaMuseveni extends a ceremonial reception in honour of PM @narendramodi at the State House in #Kampala. pic.twitter.com/npijk7rIM7— Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) July 24, 2018
# 06: 19 PM : PM Modi and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni hold delegation-level talks in Entebbe, Uganda.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni hold delegation level talks in Entebbe, Uganda. pic.twitter.com/fDI3GeBs7k— ANI (@ANI) July 24, 2018
# 05: 13 PM : Prime minister Narendra Modi was given ceremonial welcome in Entebbe, Uganda.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi accorded ceremonial reception in Entebbe, Uganda. President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni also present. pic.twitter.com/y1Uw2gETsg— ANI (@ANI) July 24, 2018
# 04: 57 PM : Prime minister Narendra Modi arrived in Uganda and is expected to meet Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Uganda. He will meet President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni, hold delegation level talks and address a community event today. pic.twitter.com/KIK6yqsTlk— ANI (@ANI) July 24, 2018