New Delhi: Two weeks after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau returned from a blunder-struck trip to India, Emmanuel Macron arrives in New Delhi hoping to avoid the missteps of his ally. Macron will “spend a lot of time with Narendra Modi,” a source in the French presidency said, adding that they had “formed a close relationship” during Macron’s first nine months in power.
French President Emmanuel Macron will hold one-to-one bilateral talks as well as delegation-level talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday in the Capital and will on Monday visit Varanasi — PM Modi’s Lok Sabha constituency — where he will pay a visit to the “Assi Ghat and Dashashwamedh Ghat”. The French President will attend the “founding conference” of the International Solar Alliance will take place in New Delhi on Sunday. The French President, accompanied by his wife Brigitte, will reach New Delhi late on Friday.