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Argentina President Mauricio Macri arrives in India on 3-day visit

Macri will hold delegation-level talks with Modi and have other official engagements on Monday

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Argentine President Mauricio Macri  with his wife first lady Juliana Awada and daughter Antonia on their arrival at AFS Palam in New Delhi, Sunday (Photo: PTI)
Argentine President Mauricio Macri with his wife first lady Juliana Awada and daughter Antonia on their arrival at AFS Palam in New Delhi, Sunday (Photo: PTI)

Argentina's President arrived here Sunday on a three-day India visit during which he will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to enhance cooperation in key sectors such as economy, nuclear technology and space.

President Macri was received at the airport by Information and Broadcasting Minister

"Bienvenido Seor Presidente! President of #@mauriciomacri arrived in Delhi on a 3-days State Visit, accompanied by First Lady & a high level delegation. India and are celebrating the 70th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations," Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.

Macri will hold delegation-level talks with Modi and have other official engagements on Monday.

During his visit, President Macri will also meet President

He will travel to Mumbai on February 19. He is also likely to visit Agra during his trip.

Macri's visit to India follows Modi travelling to in late 2018 for the G20 summit, during which the leaders had a "very productive" bilateral meeting.

The trade between the two sides stands at around USD 3 billion.

"This visit will provide opportunity to the two sides to review progress in bilateral ties and to explore new avenues of cooperation," the MEA had said.

First Published: Sun, February 17 2019. 14:00 IST
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