Monaco's Prince Albert II in India to strengthen bilateral relations

Last Updated: Mon, Feb 04, 2019 22:13 hrs

[India], Feb 4 (ANI): Monaco's Monarch Prince Albert II arrived here on Monday on his first official visit during which he is likely to discuss several bilateral issues. His two-day long visit will conclude on February 5.

"Welcoming a valuable partner from Europe and Mediterranean. HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco arrived in India on his 1st official visit, accompanied by a high-level delegation. Official engagements of HSH will include meetings with the political leadership & attending a business event," Ministry of External Affairs' Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted on Monday.

He is slated to meet President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 5 to review bilateral relations between India and Monaco. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will also meet the Prince on Tuesday.

Following this, he will attend an event at the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) along with business leaders from Monaco. "At this event, an MOU between FICCI and Monaco Economic Board is likely to be signed," a statement issued by MEA said.

Prince Albert II will also participate in a conference themed "Energy and Climate" organised by The Energy and Resources Institutes of New Delhi (TERI), during his short official visit to the national capital.

He is scheduled to emplane for Monaco on February 10, following a private tour of India after the conclusion of his official engagements. (ANI)