Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa from July 23-27, the Ministry of External Affairs announced today.
The prime minister, who will attend the BRICS Summit in South Africa, will first stop in Rwanda for a two-day visit, the first by an Indian prime minister, T S Tirumurti, secretary (Economic Relations) in the MEA, told reporters at a briefing.
India is expected to sign a defence cooperation agreement during the visit, he said.
The prime minister will then visit Uganda from July 24-25, where he will address the Ugandan Parliament apart from holding delegation-level talks, Tirumurti said.
On the final leg of his trip, Modi will go to South Africa where he will attend the BRICS Summit during which a host of global issues, including those related to international peace and security will be discussed.
BRICS comprises Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.