Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hosting visiting French President Emmanuel Macron in Varanasi today. PM Modi and President Macron have inaugurated a solar plant in Mirzapur district.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hosting visiting French President Emmanuel Macron in Varanasi today. PM Modi and President Macron have inaugurated a solar plant in Mirzapur district. Both the leaders will now visit the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Trade Facilitation Centre. They are visiting Assi ghat. Both the leaders have taken a boat ride on river Ganga. While President Macron will fly back to Delhi thereafter, PM Modi will flag off Varanasi-Patna intercity train from Manduadih railway station. PM Modi will also address a public rally.
President Macron is visiting India and had met with PM Modi on Saturday. They had a discussion over Indo-French trade and nuclear plants. The French president also praised India’s efforts towards moving towards renewable energy and also announced an additional investment of 700 million euro to reduce use of fossil fuels. He also lauded India’s efforts towards making the International Solar Alliance a reality.
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2:35 PM: PM Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron are on a boat-ride
2:30 PM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron are visiting Assi ghat. Both the leaders are on a boat ride to Dashashwamedh Ghat
1:45 PM: French delegates, including President Emmanuel Macron, and PM Modi are witnessing cultural activities