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PM Modi reaffirms support to African nations

News Agencies | Updated on: 27 July 2018, 17:37 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday re-affirmed India's support to African countries.

Addressing the 10th annual BRICS summit in Johannesburg in South Africa, Prime Minister Modi emphasised on fostering peace and development in the African counties.

Prime Minister Modi said, "Since the past four years my government has prioritised development and peace in Africa."

Talking about how India has lent a helping hand to developing countries worldwide, he said, "We have designated line of credits worth $11 billion to more than 40 countries. Further, the Indian private sector has invested $54 billion in the African countries."

The theme of this year's BRICS summit is - 'BRICS in Africa - collaboration for inclusive growth and shared prosperity in the 4th industrial revolution'.


First published: 27 July 2018, 17:37 IST