New Delhi, July 23: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi traveled to another foreign trip. He will travel to Rwandan, Uganda and South Africa for a five-day tour.
Modi will present President Paul Kagame with the most unusual and interesting gift – 200 cows, all sourced locally from the African country.
According to a report by The Indian Express, the cows are being sourced locally as they would better adapt to the region. External affairs secretary for economic relations T S Tirumurti planned the visit and said that the gift is an “important element” of the PM's programme; India hopes to have better leather industry and defence ties with Rwanda.
Modi is the first Indian Prime Minister to reach Uganda in the last 21 years. Rwanda and Uganda will have to secure protection and agricultural contracts.
Then he goes to South Africa from Uganda.
He will take part in the BRICS meeting to be held there. He will be meeting with China President Jin Ping on this occasion.