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Modi receives French President ahead of talks

IANS  |  New Delhi 

received French at Hyderabad House here on Saturday ahead of bilateral talks between and

"Another chapter in the glorious book of our friendship! of France, @EmmanuelMacron at the Hyderabad House in ahead of the bilateral talks," tweeted.

A number of agreements across multiple sectors are expected to be signed following the talks.

Earlier in the day, was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the here following which he told the that should be the best partner for and the entry point to

Later, also called on the visiting dignitary.

arrived here on Friday on a four-day visit to during the course of which he will the founding conference of the (ISA) with on Sunday.

The ISA is conceived as a coalition of solar resource-rich countries to address their special and provide a platform to collaborate on dealing with the identified gaps through a common, agreed approach.

During the course of his stay in India, will also visit and and have a town hall interaction with students in

During his visit to on Monday, he will inaugurate a 75 MW solar plant built by French firm in Mirzapur in

This is Macron's first visit to after he assumed office in May in 2017.



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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 13:50 IST