Modi offers floral tributes at Mahatma Gandhi’s statue


Nairobi, July 11

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday offered floral tributes at a statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the University of Nairobi here.

“Afternoon engagements begin at the Univ. of Nairobi, PM @narendramodi offers floral tributes at Gandhiji’s statue,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.

The statue was unveiled by then Indian Vice President S. Radhakrishnan in 1956.

The Prime Minister also planted the sapling of a tree next to the Mahatma Gandhi Wing of the university.

Earlier on Monday, India and Kenya signed seven agreements following delegation-level talks headed by Modi and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Modi arrived in Kenya from Tanzania on Sunday on the final leg of his four-nation Africa tour.

He will leave for New Delhi later on Monday.



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