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India gives a special gift to Uganda as a ‘token of love’- full details here

Prime Minister Narendra Modi who has left for an important tour to three Africa countries – Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa had already gifted 200 cows to the villagers in Africa’s Rwanda. The cows were handed over as a part of the African Govt’s initiative known as Girinka, wherein a cow was given to each family.

It is learnt that there have been 23 visits to Africa by the President, Vice President and Prime Minister in the last 4 years. PM Modi first reached Rwanda and in a bid to strengthen trade and cooperation between India and Uganda, Modi jetted off to Uganda, which is PM’s first bilateral visit to that country in 21 years.

PM Modi (Credits: News Mobile)

PM Modi, on Tuesday, had announced that India will donate a cancer therapy machine to the Uganda Cancer Institute, Kampala as a token of love. PM Modi further added that, “This will not only serve the people of Uganda but also the people of many East African countries.”

My visit to Uganda has been productive. I express gratitude towards President @KagutaMuseveni and the people of Uganda for their kindness through the visit. This visit will lead to further cementing of bilateral relations, particularly giving a strong impetus to economic ties.

It was a productive visit according to the PM as he focussed on cooperation in defence and agriculture during his visits to Rwanda and Uganda. From Uganda, PM Modi probably had jetted off to South Africa for annual Brazil, Russia, India China, South Africa (BRICS) Summit.

“My visit to Uganda has been productive. I express gratitude towards President @KagutaMuseveni and the people of Uganda for their kindness through the visit. This visit will lead to further cementing of bilateral relations, particularly giving a strong impetus to economic ties,” PM Modi write in his official Twitter handle giving his opinion on Uganda and its people.

This is not the first time that PM Modi is visiting mainland Africa. In 2016, he visited Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania and Kenya.

Written by Chaithanya G

Hailing from Chennai, Chaithanya G is the Managing Director of TheYouth. He has dedicated his whole life to reading and writing.

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