Modi, Belgian king hold talks on strengthening ties
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Belgium’s King Philippe right now held talks to strengthen bilateral ties.
Modi and the Belgian king, who’s accompanied by six ministers and a high-powered enterprise delegation comprising CEOs of 86 Belgian firms, held talks in Hyderabad Home.
“Held talks with the King of the Belgians. India cherishes the ties with Belgium and we look ahead to diversifying bilateral cooperation,” Modi tweeted.
India is Belgium’s second largest export vacation spot and third largest commerce accomplice exterior EU, in line with official information.
In 2016-17, bilateral commerce amounted to USD 13.28 billion. Whereas exports from India to Belgium accounted for USD 5.65 billion, imports from Belgium accounted for USD 6.62 billion.
Forward of the assembly with Modi, Exterior Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj known as on the visiting dignitary, who arrived right here on Sunday on a week-long journey, his first state go to to India following his ascension to the throne in 2013.
“Swaraj name on His Majesty The King Philippe of Belgium. Participating dialog on increasing heat and pleasant bilateral relations,” MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.
The go to will additional strengthen the traditionally robust ties between the 2 nations, the ministry had mentioned forward of the go to.
Philippe and his spouse, Queen Mathilde, have been accorded a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan.