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New Delhi: PM Modi reached Uganda, as a part of his five days, three nation tour to African countries. This is the first bilateral trip made by the Indian PM since 1997. The PM's aircraft landed on Entebbe International Airport on Wednesday morning and received a red carpet welcome.

PM Modi is the first ever to address at the Uganda parliament, along with Uganda President Museveni, Speaker of the Parliament and Members of Parliament seated in the House.

According to the schedule, he addressed a meeting with the Uganda President Yoweri Museveni and holded delegation level talks and address a community event. Prime Minister Modi announces two Lines of Credit worth nearly $200 mn in energy infrastructure, agriculture and dairy sector for Uganda after delegation level talks. 

In the joint conferrence, PM thanked Uganda President for the ceremonial welcome. PM further added that "India will always support Uganda's economic development and nation-building efforts,". PM modi announced that he along with President  Museveni will meet the CEO's. 

PM Modi  announced two lines of credit worth nearly $200 million for energy infrastructure, agriculture and dairy sectors.

Uganda President Museveni also addresed the conferrence and said that the two dignetries had focused on trade, investments and tourism. President added that welcoming tourist to visit Uganda, would go a long way in increasing bilateral trade. He also sought permission to Ugandan airlines to fly to Mumbai. President also told that PM Modi asked to invest in India's healthcare sector.

PM Modi tweeted"Four agreements signed between India and Uganda today- MoU on defence cooperation, MoU on visa exemption for diplomatic and official passport holders,MoU on a cultural exchange programme and MoU on material testing laboratory".

PM Modi addressed India-Uganda Business Forum in Kampala, said there is trade imbalance between the two countries and Iam here to solve the problem.

Pm Modi said that at the time of crisis, when Africa is going through atough time, no other country supported them, its only India that came forward and gave support. PM promised that India is ready to work with Uganda in the field of capacity building, HRD,innovations and others.

PM Modi announced"As a token of our love towards people of Uganda, Indian Government has decided to gift a cancer therapy machine to the Uganda Cancer Institute in Kampala, which will not only serve the people of Uganda but also the people of many East African countries,"

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