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Indian Prime Minister Modi plays drums in Tanzania

  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and his host Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli, right, beat drums at the entrance of State House during an official welcome ceremony for Modi in Dar es Salaam Tanzania Sunday July 10, 2016. Modi is on his third leg of his Africa tour. (AP Photo/Khalfan Said)

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and his host Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli, right, beat drums at the entrance of State House during an official welcome ceremony for Modi in Dar es Salaam Tanzania Sunday July 10, 2016. Modi is on his third leg of his Africa tour. (AP Photo/Khalfan Said)  (The Associated Press)

  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects a guard of honor during an official welcome ceremony for him at State House Grounds in Dar es Salaam, Sunday July 10, 2016. Modi is on the third leg of his Africa tour. (AP Photo/Khalfan Said)

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects a guard of honor during an official welcome ceremony for him at State House Grounds in Dar es Salaam, Sunday July 10, 2016. Modi is on the third leg of his Africa tour. (AP Photo/Khalfan Said)  (The Associated Press)

  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, poses with Tanzania President John Pombe Magufuli for a photo at State House in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Sunday July 10, 2016. Modi is on his third leg of Africa tour. (AP Photo/Khalfan Said)

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, poses with Tanzania President John Pombe Magufuli for a photo at State House in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Sunday July 10, 2016. Modi is on his third leg of Africa tour. (AP Photo/Khalfan Said)  (The Associated Press)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi beat large African drums with Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli during a ceremony to welcome Modi to the East African country Sunday.

Modi spoke to a press conference after inspecting a guard of honor at State House, the official residence of the Tanzanian leader. Modi will sign trade agreements with Tanzania and meet with members of the Indian community. He is scheduled to leave for Nairobi Sunday afternoon.