The Prime Minister begins tomorrow a tour that includes two countries in France and the United Arab Emirates
NEW DELHI, July 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will start a visit to France and the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday.
From Wednesday to Thursday, Modi will visit Paris at the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macron.
The prime minister will be the guest of honor at the Bastille Day parade on Thursday, where a battalion of the Tri-Service Indian Armed Forces will take part.
According to Ministry of External Affairs sources, Modi will also hold official talks with Macron.
The French President will hold an official dinner and a private dinner in honor of the Prime Minister.
While in Paris, Modi will also meet his French counterpart, as well as the presidents of the Senate and National Assembly.
He will also interact separately with the Indian community in France, CEOs of Indian and French companies, and dignitaries.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the strategic partnership between India and France, and Modi’s visit will provide an opportunity to chart the partnership’s course for the future across diverse sectors such as strategic, cultural, scientific, academic and economic cooperation, ministry sources said. .
On Friday, the Prime Minister will arrive in Abu Dhabi, where he will hold talks with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Abu Dhabi.
The comprehensive strategic partnership between India and the UAE is steadily strengthening and Modi’s visit will be an opportunity to outline the way forward in various areas such as energy, education, healthcare, food security, fintech, defense and culture, according to ministry sources. .
It will also be an opportunity to discuss cooperation on global issues, especially in the context of the UAE’s presidency of the 28th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and India’s presidency of the G20, in which the UAE is invited in particular.
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