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Monaco’s Prince Strengthens Bilateral Relations with India during State Visit

Prince Albert II of Monaco with Indian PM Narendra Modi
Prince Albert II of Monaco with Indian PM Narendra Modi
Prince Albert II of Monaco with Indian PM Narendra Modi
Prince Albert II of Monaco with Indian PM Narendra Modi

Prince Albert II of Monaco arrived in India on February 4, for a two-day state visit. The Prince is scheduled to meet with Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday to discuss and review bilateral ties

Monaco’s Prince Albert II flew down to India on Monday for a two-day state visit intended for strengthening bilateral ties between the two nations. He was accompanied by a senior-level delegation on his first official visit to India. The Prince of Monaco is scheduled to meet India’s President Ram Nath Kovind and the Indian PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday. The leaders are expected to deliberate upon common bilateral and global concerns and review the current state of bilateral cooperation between India and Monaco.

Indian External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj discussed bilateral cooperation with Prince Albert II of Monaco
Indian External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj discussed bilateral cooperation with Prince Albert II of Monaco

According to the Indian Ministry of External Affair, Prince Albert II attended an event hosted by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on Monday, along with a team of business leaders from Monaco. This was followed by a conference, organised by The Energy and Resources Institutes of New Delhi (TERI), on the theme “Climate and Energy”. During the conference, the Prince was joined by the leaders of his foundation, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, devoted to a wide-range of environmental projects.

The Prince of Monaco was also called on by the Indian External Affair Minister, Sushma Swaraj. According to Indian MEA spokesperson, Raveesh Kumar the two leaders “discussed opportunities for cooperation in areas of environment, specially renewable energy, investment into India, smart cities, marine ecosystems, tourism & people-to-people contacts.

Post his official visit, Prince Albert II will remain in India till February 10, 2019, for a personal tour of the country.  

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