PM Modi welcomes French Prez Hollande in Chandigarh

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Chandigarh on Sunday where he met visiting French President Francois Hollande at the city's famous Rock Garden.

Both the leaders will address a business summit of French and Indian CEOs here later on Sunday, before flying to New Delhi separately in the evening.

Hollande, who is on a three-day visit to India will be the fifth French leader to be a Chief Guest at the Republic Day celebrations on January 26- the maximum number from any country. French leaders had earlier attended the Republic Day celebrations in the national capital in 1976, 1980, 1998 and 2008.

News24 Bureau