Modi attends India-South Africa business meet

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Pretoria, July 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with South African President Jacob Zuma, attended the India-South Africa business meet to explore industry-to-industry ties between the two countries for greater economic gains.

“Furthering the business of diplomacy. PM Narendra Modi and South Africa President attend India-South Africa business meet,” Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup said in a tweet.

India and South Africa signed four agreements on Friday following bilateral discussions headed by Modi and Zuma.

Modi arrived in South Africa from Mozambique on Thursday night on the second leg of his four-nation tour of Africa.

This is his first visit to mainland Africa and is also the first prime ministerial visit from India to South Africa since the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in 2013 for the G20 summit in Durban.

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Apart from Mozambique and South Africa, Modi will also visit Tanzania and Kenya.



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