Argentina President’s three-day India visit from February 17

Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri has reached to India on Sunday for a three-day visit, during which he will hold discussions with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to improve partnership in key sectors such as the economy, nuclear technology and space.

A high-level committee comprising the Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Emilio Monzo, Minister of Foreign Affairs Jorge Faurie, and senior officials will be accompanying Mr Macri, according to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

Argentina’s first lady Juliana Awada will also be attending Mr Macri.

The President arrived in Agra on February 17. A day later, he will hold delegation-level talks with Mr Modi and have other official meetings. He will fly to Mumbai on February 19.

The state visit of Mr Macri is taking place on the 70th year of formal diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Mr Macri’s visit follows Mr Modi travelling to Argentina in late 2018 for the G20 summit, during which the leaders had a “very productive” bilateral meeting.

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