WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India
Mar 10, 2018, 05.21 AM
French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday hailed the 'historic relationship' between India and France.
Macron, who is currently on four-day India tour from March 9 to March 12, was given a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan on Saturday morning as he met president Ram Nath Kovind.
''I think we have very good chemistry, our two great democracies have a historic relationship'' said Macron after the reception.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron will hold delegation-level talks in the Delhi on Sunday.
Besides reviewing progress in bilateral relations, both the leaders will hold a discussion on topics related to enhancement and cooperation in defence, maritime, security and energy-related sectors.
Several agreements are also expected to be signed on areas related to terrorism, climate change, sustainable growth and development, infrastructure, smart urbanization, science and technology cooperation.