- The 20th President of Portugal Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa (age 71 years) arrived in New Delhi on a four-day visit to India. Shipping Minister Mansukh L. Mandaviya received him at the airport.
- The two countries have active and growing cooperation in the field of economy and business, science, culture, and education. They share considerable convergences on international issues.
- The visit will provide an opportunity for the two sides to review progress in various sectors of bilateral relations and pursue new avenues of cooperation and exchange views on international issues of common interest.
- This is President Marcelo’s first visit to India. The last visit by a President of Portugal to India was in 2007.
Published On : 13 Feb 2020