SME Times is powered by   
Search News
Just in:   • Niryat Mitra, a well thought-out app  • Rupee hits record-low of 70.08 against USD  • Trump signs $717bn annual defence policy bill into law  • After retail inflation, WPI eases to 5.09 pc in July  • Apple delays 'Group FaceTime' feature for video calls 
Last updated: 23 Jul, 2018  

modi.THMB.jpg Modi's Africa visit to boost ties with the continent further: Govt

Modi-07032017.jpg
   Top Stories
» Rupee hits record-low of 70.08 against USD
» After retail inflation, WPI eases to 5.09 pc in July
» Tail winds turn into head winds for airlines: ASSOCHAM
» Data protection law for data-driven processes, innovation soon: Official
» Fintech cos can play key role in MSME financing: Survey
SME Times News Bureau | 23 Jul, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's five-day, three-nation tour of Africa starting on Monday will see India reaching out first bilaterally and then multilaterally under the BRICS umbrella to the continent.

"The visit to Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa will further strengthen our relations with the African continent," the External Affairs Ministry said.

Modi, will pay a State Visit to Republic of Rwanda (23-24 July), Republic of Uganda (24-25 July) and Republic of South Africa (25-27 July).

This will be the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister to Rwanda and the first visit by our Prime Minister to Uganda in over 20 years. The visit to South Africa is in the context of BRICS Summit.

Prime Minister’s official engagement in Rwanda and Uganda include bilateral meetings with the Presidents, delegation level talks and meetings with the business and the Indian communities.

In South Africa, the Prime Minister will have bilateral meeting with the South African President and will attend the BRICS Summit and other BRICS related meetings.

A number of agreements and MoUs in the areas of Defence, trade, culture, Agriculture and Dairy cooperation are scheduled to be signed during the visit, the release said.

Over the last few years, there has been a significant intensification of our engagement in various fields with African countries and there have been as many as 23 outgoing visits to Africa at the level of President, Vice President and Prime Minister in the last four years.

 
Print the Page Add to Favorite
 
Share this on :
 

Please comment on this story:
 
Subject :
Message:
(Maximum 1500 characters)  Characters left 1500
Your name:
 

 
  Customs Exchange Rates
Currency Import Export
US Dollar
66.20
64.50
UK Pound
87.50
84.65
Euro
78.25
75.65
Japanese Yen 58.85 56.85
As on 15 Aug, 2018
  Daily Poll
Is counterfeiting a major threat to SMEs?
 Yes
 No
 Can't say
  Commented Stories
» Starting an import export business: Basic guide for beginners(8)
» PMEGP to assist entrepreneurs financially: Dinesh Rai(1)
» Exports must be priority(1)
» Audi CEO to remain in German police custody(1)
» History of Lok Sabha elections(1)
 
 
About Us  |   Advertise with Us  
  Useful Links  |   Terms and Conditions  |   Disclaimer  |   Contact Us  
Follow Us : Facebook Twitter