New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed the press in Kenya alongside Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and announced that India was ready to share its expertise on development with Kenya.

“India is Kenya’s largest trading partner and the second largest investor here. Even with that, there is potential to achieve much more,” PM Modi said, emphasizing India’s role in the developmental progress of Kenya.

Exclaiming that India was ready to share its expertise and experience with Kenya for its development goals, Prime Minister Modi cited the example of Kenya’s largest mobile network operator, M-Pesa. “Our innovations are relevant not just for our societies, but it will help improve lives in other developing countries,” Modi said.

“The multifaceted development partnership is a key pillar of our bilateral relationship,” the PM said. 

On Indian nationals residing in the country, Prime Minister Modi said that he had an unforgettable interaction with the Indian Diaspora in Kenya.

Prime Minister Modi is on a five-nation tour across Africa.