PM Modi addresses Indian diaspora in Kenya's Nairobi: As it happened

Here are the live updates of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at Kasarani Stadium in Kenya.

Last Updated: Jul 11, 2016, 00:11 AM IST
PM Modi addresses Indian diaspora in Kenya's Nairobi: As it happened
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Nairobi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses Indian diaspora at Kasarani Stadium in Kenya. Here are the live updates.

- It is our responsibility to conserve and preserve the nature for the coming generations: PM Modi in Kenya.

- India's message for the world is that people who believe in humanity must come together to fight anti-human elements: PM Modi.

- Today, the entire world is facing two problems - global warming and terrorism. The sooner forces of humanity join hands,the sooner we can defeat terrorism, says PM Modi in Kenya while addressing Indian community.

- The world acknowledges the prowess of our space scientists who just launched 20 satellites in one go: PM Modi.

- To tap into the energy of our 800 million youth, we have started a new campaign called 'Start Up India'. Improving the quality of life for the ordinary Indian, that is the main task of my government, says PM Modi in Kenya: PM Modi.

- Youth in India are intelligent, they have the strength to 'turn soil into gold' in foreign land as well: PM Modi.

- There is a Garv App, which will tell you about electrification of villages, a task we have been doing diligently, says PM Modi in Kenya.

- Through the 'Narendra Modi App', you will get details about what I am doing and also know about the government, says PM Modi.

- I announced that in 1000 days, we will provide power to 18,000 villages. Within 400 days, 60 percent of these villages got power. They (people in opposition parties) said why is the PM talking about something so small. For years people have talked big from the Red Fort. I changed everything. I spoke about the common man: PM Modi.

 

- We have taken various measures to make government accountable, to make sure that there is no lag in implementation of schemes: PM Modi.

- Today India is transforming. It is because of the dedication and determination of 1.25 billion people of India: PM Modi. The main driving force of India's steadfast march on the path of development is the resolve, desire and hard work of 1.25 crore Indians: PM Modi.

- At a time when the world is going through an economic downturn, India is the only bright spot. Last two years, India faced drought like situation but despite this, we have been able to project growth rate at 7.6 %. My intention and desire is to take India's growth rate to 8% and beyond: PM Modi at Kasarani Stadium.

- When I was Gujarat CM, I once visited Kerala. They organised a great feast when there was news of rains in Kutch. I was surprised as Kerala receives immense rains yet they did not enjoy till it rained in Kutch, such is the connection in India: PM Modi in Kenya.

- I have visited so many countries but never have I heard any complaint from governments about Indians living in their respective countries: PM Modi.

- India's real ambassadors are my Indian brothers and sisters spread all over the world. The external affairs ministry has limited power to unite Indians. The real power lies in every Indian. That is why when we talk about strengthening Africa-India ties, we also think of the well-being of the entire world: PM Modi.

- You have made this land your own and are contributing to this nation's progress. We hosted the India-Africa Summit where heads of state of African nations came to India: PM Modi.

- India does not believe in the narrow ideology of self interest alone. We believe in Vasudeva Kutumbakam,the entire world is our family: PM Modi.

- PM Narendra Modi speaks of India-Africa relations, says "We have nurtured and nourished each other in good times and bad."

- India is not a selfish nation, only bothered about ourselves. We believe in 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam': PM Modi. 

- That is why when we talk about strengthening Africa-India ties, we also think of the well being of the entire world: PM Modi.

- We are those people who have considered the entire world as 'one family': PM Modi in Kenya.

- Whatever be the reason and compulsions behind your ancestors coming to Kenya; you made it your own land and worked for Kenya's progress: PM Modi.

- Recently, Indian-African summit took place in India. We hosted the India-Africa Summit where heads of state of African nations came to India. President of Kenya invited me to visit Kenya then: PM Modi in Kenya.

- When we came here, it feels like we have come to 'mini Hindustan': PM Modi at Kasarani Stadium.

- In Kenya, I have experienced the full diversity of India and all its fragrances. I salute the organisers for organising this event in such a fine way keeping minute details in mind. Decades ago, our ancestors came here (Kenya) as labourers, many may have not got an opportunity to come to India: PM Modi at Kasarani Stadium.

- I salute the organisers for organising this event in such a fine way keeping minute details in mind: PM Modi in Kenya.

- Today, after what I am witnessing here, people in India must be thinking, 'may this event had taken place in India': PM Modi at Kenya's Kasarani Stadium.

- For me and for India, and for Indians it is a great, great honour. Its a symbol of love and affection: PM Modi at Kasarani Stadium in Kenya.

- PM Modi addresses Indian diaspora at Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi, says "It is a matter of great privilege and honour for all of us that President of Kenya is also among us to grace this occasion."

- Glad that you accepted my invite to visit Kenya. There is clear indication of long standing cultural, economic ties that exits between India and Kenya:  Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta to PM Modi.

- On behalf of the people of Kenya, I take this opportunity to welcome you to our country: Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta to Prime Minister Modi at Kasarani Stadium.

- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta joins PM Narendra Modi for the Indian community event in Nairobi. 

PM Narendra Modi and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta arrive at the Community Reception event at Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi.