Argentine President on a three-day visit to India

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 11:25

New Delhi: The President of Argentina, Dr. Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, will arrive here on a three-day state visit Tuesday.

She will be accompanied by a high-level delegation that includes the country``s Foreign Minister and a large business delegation.
During her visit, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will hold discussions with President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.

Vice President Hamid Ansari, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Leader of Opposition L.K. Advani and External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will call on the visiting dignitary.
On October 15, the Argentinian President will visit Agra and Mumbai.

President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner``s visit is being taking place during the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Argentina.

This is also the first Presidential visit from Argentina in 15 years. The last visit was by President Menem in 1994.

The last visit by an Indian Prime Minister to Argentina was in 1995 by Late P.V. Narasimha Rao for the G-15 Summit.


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First Published: Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 11:25

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