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India, Kenya Sign 7 MoUs
India and Kenya on Monday signed 7 MoUs in areas including taxation and defence among others during PM Modi’s visit to the country.

India and Kenya on Monday signed 7 MoUs in areas including taxation and defence among others during PM Narendra Modi’s visit to the country.

Modi, who arrived in Kenya from Tanzania on Saturday on the fourth and final leg of his four-nation African tour, also gifted 30 field ambulances to Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta as a part of India’s cooperation in defence.

Modi also said that India is ready to share its expertise and experience with Kenya for its development goals.

Here are some of the announcements:

Earlier, Modi paid homage to the first President of Kenya, Jomo Kenyatta, by laying a wreath at his mausoleum.

“Homage to a great son of Africa, a friend of India. PM lays wreath at Mausoleum of Jomo Kenyatta, 1st Prez of Kenya,” tweeted Vikas Swarup, official spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

PMO India tweeted: “Remembering a towering personality of Africa & 1st President of Kenya, Jomo Kenyatta. PM pays his tributes.”

Jomo Kenyatta was the first President of Kenya and a politician. Kenyatta was the leader of Kenya from independence in 1963 till his death in 1978, serving first as Prime Minister (1963-64) and then as President (1964-78).