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PM leaves for home after 6-day visit to Africa


PTI | Dar es Salaam , May 28, 2011 13:39
Tags : Prime Minister Manmohan Singh | Ethiopia | Tanzania | UN reforms | USD |

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday left for home after a six-day visit to Ethiopia and Tanzania during which he announced a financial package of 6.6 billion to the African nations.

During his three-day visit to Tanzania, India announced a new line of credit and assistance of USD 190 million for the nation and signed an agreement on avoidance of double taxation.

The two nations also vowed to intensify co-operation to combat terrorism and piracy and work closely for comprehensive UN reforms.

The new line of credit of USD 180 million will be for water supply projects in Dar es Salaam. Singh also announced a fresh grant of USD 10 million for capacity building projects in the social and educational sectors.

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