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Africa a top priority for me since I became PM: Narendra Modi at AfDB meet

PM lauds doubling of trade in 5 years, assures support in continent's farm, infra and power sectors

BS Reporter  |  Ahmedabad 

Lauding the doubling of India-Africa bilateral trade in last five years to $72 billion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said he had made Africa a top priority for India’s foreign and economic policy after assuming office in 2014. Speaking at the 52nd annual meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB) at Gandhinagar, Modi said that over the decades, India-Africa ties had grown stronger.  “Over the decades, our ties have grown stronger. Trade between India and Africa has multiplied in the last 15 years, and doubled in last five years. I am proud to ...

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First Published: Wed, May 24 2017. 01:06 IST
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