We are honoured, delighted: PM Modi welcomes French President Hollande
New Delhi: The governor of Haryana and Punjab, Kaptan Singh Solanki, received him at the Chandigarh airport. During his stay, Hollande will be the chief guest at Republic Day Parade on Tuesday.
Hollande is going to be accorded a ceremonial reception at the forecourts of Rashtrapati Bhawan on Monday. Later, he will hold bilateral discussions with Prime Minister Modi at the Hyderabad House, that’ll be followed by signing of agreements in various sectors that are key.
The French President and Prime Minister Modi are anticipated to address India and an CEOs forum -French Business Summit in Chandigarh, then the visiting dignitary will depart for New Delhi.
Prime Minister Modi during sightseeing will joins President Hollande to tourist places Rock Garden, Capitol Complex, Government Museum and Art gallery in Chandigarh.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated that he was honoured and pleased to welcome French President Francois Hollande as the chief guest for the Republic Day parties.”A warm welcome to French President @fhollande. We’re honoured & delighted to have him as the Chief Guest for Republic Day celebrations,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted.”President @fhollande & I’ll meet in Chandigarh & Delhi. We will build on the ground covered during our previous interactions,” he added. This is the fifth time a French President is visiting India as the chief guest for the Republic Day parade.