French President Emmanuel Macron meets PM Modi at Hyderabad House

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Mar 10, 2018, 07:02 AM(IST)

PM Modi and President Macron will hold delegation level talks. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

French President Emmanuel Macron met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on Saturday.

Earlier, he met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

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Accompanied by his wife Brigitte Macron and M.J. Akbar, the Minister of State for External Affairs,  Macron visited Rajghat and paid his tribute at the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi.

President Macron signed the visitor's book and was presented with a bust of Mahatma 

Earlier in the day, President Macron arrived at the Rashtrapati Bhawan and inspected a guard of honour.

He also met with his Indian counterpart Ram Nath Kovind, his wife Savita Kovind.

PM Modi and President Macron will hold delegation level talks later today.

During the talks, both the leaders are expected to review the progress achieved in bilateral relations and exchange views on regional and international issues of mutual interest. 

Several agreements are expected to be signed in various areas.

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