Thursday, July 18 2024

Indian PM Modi in Athens - First Indian Prime Minister to visit Greece in 40 years

 Modi Athens
Photo: AP
 
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Greece today, Friday, on a daylong visit, the first by an Indian premier in 40 years, following an invite by the Greek Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis.
 
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The Indian Prime Minister will participate in talks with Greece's top leadership  in order to strengthen bilateral ties. 
 
Modi arrived in the Greek capital from South Africa where he attended the 15th BRICS Summit and held bilateral meetings with several world leaders.
 
 
 
According to sources, today’s meeting is essentially a “kick-off” and another meeting between Foreign Minister George Gerapetritis and his Indian counterpart will follow between September 18-21 in New York, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.
 
The Indian Prime Minister began his engagements in Greece by paying tribute to the Tomb of unknown soldiers in Athens.