French President Emmanuel Macron to visit Varanasi, inaugurate solar plant in Mirzapur
NEW DELHI: French President Emmanuel Macron, who’s on a four-day go to to India, will on Monday go to Varanasi. He can be hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the 2 leaders will take part in a number of programmes, together with a ship journey on river Ganga.
The 2 leaders will first depart for Mirzapur, the place they’ll inaugurate a solar energy plant, earlier than returning to Varanasi, official sources mentioned.
In Varanasi, the 2 leaders will go to the Deen Dayal Hastkala Sankul and work together with artisans. They may even witness a dwell demonstration of their crafts.
Following this, PM Modi and President Macron will arrive on the well-known Assi Ghat in Varanasi, the place they’ll board a ship for a journey alongside the ghats of the Ganga. The boat journey will cease its voyage on the historic Dashashwamedh Ghat.
The Prime Minister may even host a lunch within the honour of the French President.
Within the afternoon, PM Modi will flag off a practice from Varanasi’s Maduadih Railway Station to Patna.
on Sunday, the French President visited the Taj Mahal in Agra, officers mentioned.
Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) officers mentioned Macron spent over an hour, evincing eager curiosity within the beautiful inlay work of the 17th century monument.
Information Lalit Chawla mentioned that the President additionally watched the sundown from the Taj.
President Macron, who arrived in New Delhi late Friday evening with spouse Brigitte and high French businessmen and officers, was greeted by PM Modi on the airport. The 2 shared a heat embrace. On Friday, Macron inspected a Guard of Honour, visited Raj Ghat and met International Minister Sushma Swaraj earlier than holding a bilateral assembly with PM Modi.
That is Macron’s first go to to India after he assumed workplace in Might in 2017.
(With inputs from businesses)