Prime Ministeron Friday as part of his five-day, four-nation Africa tour aimed at enhancing ties with those countries, particularly in the economic sphere.
The prime minister has already concluded the first leg of his tour in Mozambique. After South Africa, he will go to Tanzania and Kenya.
During his South Africa visit, Modi will meet President Jacob Zuma and also Cyril Ramaphosa, the deputy President.
“My Africa tour, aimed at enhancing ties between India & Africa will begin from Mozambique in a brief but key visit,”Modi tweeted ahead of his departure.
“My programmes in South Africa will span across Pretoria, Johannesburg, Durban & Pietermaritzburg,” he added.