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Last Updated : Feb 14, 2020 12:55 PM IST | Source: PTI

PM Modi holds talks with Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa

Sousa arrived here on Thursday night on a four-day visit, his first to India. The last visit by a Portuguese President to India was in 2007.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) shakes hands with Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa prior to a meeting at Hyderabad House, in New Delhi, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist) (PTI2_14_2020_000034B)
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) shakes hands with Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa prior to a meeting at Hyderabad House, in New Delhi, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist) (PTI2_14_2020_000034B)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa held extensive talks on Friday exploring ways to deepen bilateral ties in a range of areas including trade and investment.

Sousa arrived here on Thursday night on a four-day visit, his first to India. The last visit by a Portuguese President to India was in 2007.

Officials said the talks covered entire expanse of bilateral ties including in areas of trade, investment and education.

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Sousa is accompanied by a high-level delegation.

In the morning, the Portuguese president was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

President Ram Nath Kovind will meet the visiting president on Friday evening and host a banquet in his honour. Sousa will also travel to Maharashtra and Goa during his visit.

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First Published on Feb 14, 2020 12:50 pm
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