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In Uganda, Modi calls Africa India’s top priority

Jul 25, 2018 20:14 IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday described Uganda as the ‘pearl of Africa’ and said that India will strengthen its cooperation and mutual capabilities with Africa to combat terrorism and extremism.

Addressing parliament of Uganda, Modi said that India is proud to be Africa’s partner and Uganda is central in this on the African continent and spoke of 10 principles that would guide India’s engagement in Africa.

In his address, the first by an Indian prime minister to parliament of Uganda, Modi also said Africa would be at the top of India’s priorities.