PM Modi to embark on 3-nation visit to France, UAE & Bahrain today

PM Modi

New Delhi, August 22: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will leave on a three-nation visit  to France, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain today. In the first leg of his visit, PM Modi will meet French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris and hold bilateral talks on trade, security, energy security, counter terrorism and maritime cooperation in Indo-Pacific. He will meet also meet French Prime Minister Eduard Charles Philippe.PM Modi will address an event of the Indian Community at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris and inaugurate a memorial for Indian victims of two tragic air crashes of Air India flights in 1950 and 1966. The bilateral discussions will strengthen the bond that exists between the two countries in key areas of strategic cooperation such as cyber security, International solar alliance and joint development projects in Information technology and cyber security.

PM  will visit the United Arab Emirates where he will be awarded with the Order of  Zayed, the highest of civil order named behind the founder of the Country.  The visit to Bahrain is significant as this will be the first visit of an Indian Prime Minister to the Country. PM Modi will inaugurate the renovated Krishna Temple in Manama. 

He will hold talks with the Prince of the state of Bahrain. As India has been extended a special invitation for the G7 summit, Mr.Modi will attend the summit held at Biarritz France.

News24 Bureau with Agencies

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