24 January 2016

French president in India to strengthen strategic ties

French President Francois Hollande, left, receives flowers from India's Haryana state Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, second right, as Haryana state Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki, second left, and Indian lawmaker Kirron Kher, right, join in receiving him at the Indian air force station in Chandigarh, India, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016. Hollande began a three-day visit to India on Sunday that could push a multibillion-dollar deal for combat airplanes and closer cooperation on counterterrorism and clean energy.
French President Francois Hollande began a three-day visit to India on Sunday that could push a multibillion-dollar deal for combat airplanes and closer cooperation on counterterrorism and clean energy.
Hollande landed in the northern city of Chandigarh where Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined him at official engagements and lauded France's decision to invest $1 billion every year in India in various sectors.