BRICS Summit: PM Modi Lends Support To African Nations

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Johannesburg: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday re-affirmed India’s support to
African countries.

Addressing the 10th annual BRICS summit in Johannesburg in South Africa, Prime
Minister Modi emphasised on fostering peace and development in the African
counties.

Prime Minister Modi said, “Since the past four years my government has prioritised
development and peace in Africa.”

Talking about how India has lent a helping hand to developing countries worldwide,
he said, “We have designated line of credits worth $11 billion to more than 40
countries. Further, the Indian private sector has invested $54 billion in the
African countries.”

The theme of this year’s BRICS summit is – ‘BRICS in Africa – collaboration for
inclusive growth and shared prosperity in the 4th industrial revolution’.

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