Articles tagged under: France

India and France sign Ahmedabad metro Phase-II agreement

October 20, 2022
India and France sign Ahmedabad metro Phase-II agreement

Gandhinagar: A signature ceremony was held yesterday for the Project agreement for the development of the Ahmedabad Metro rail project phase-11 in Gandhinagar. Ambassador of France to India, Emmanuel Lenain shared pictures of the event on Twitter and wrote " Proud to witness the signing of Ahmedabad metro Phase-II agreement! Backed by the French Development Agency’s financing of over ₹1700 crores, Phase II will expand the metro towards Gandhinagar. A crucial clean mobility project for fas...Read More

યુદ્ધ અને શાંતિ અંગે વડાપ્રધાન નરેન્દ્ર મોદીના વલણને ફ્રાન્સ – અમેરિકાનો આવકાર  

September 21, 2022
યુદ્ધ અને શાંતિ અંગે વડાપ્રધાન નરેન્દ્ર મોદીના વલણને ફ્રાન્સ – અમેરિકાનો આવકાર   

યુએનઃ  “વડાપ્રધાન નરેન્દ્ર મોદીએ જ્યારે એમ કહ્યું કે આ સમય યુદ્ધનો નથી, પશ્ચિમ સામે બદલો લેવાનો કે પૂર્વના સંદર્ભમાં પશ્ચિમનો વિરોધ કરવાનો સમય નથી ત્યારે તેઓ સાચા હતા. આ સમય આપણે જે પડકારોન...Read More

PM Narendra Modi to visit Germany, Denmark, France in First week of May 2022

April 27, 2022
PM Narendra Modi to visit Germany, Denmark, France in First week of May 2022

New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will pay an official visit to Germany, Denmark and France on 02-04 May 2022. This will be the Prime Minister’s first visit abroad in 2022. In Berlin, Prime Minister will hold bilateral talks with H.E. Mr. Olaf Scholz, Federal Chancellor of Germany, and the two leaders will co-chair the sixth edition of the India-Germany Inter-Governmental Consultations (IGC). The biennial IGC is a unique dialogue format that also sees participation of several Min...Read More

In call with ‘dear friend’ Macron, PM Modi thanks France for help in Covid fight

May 26, 2021
In call with ‘dear friend’ Macron, PM Modi thanks France for help in Covid fight

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had a phone call today with H. E. Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic. Prime Minister Modi thanked President Macron for the assistance rendered by France to India’s Covid response. The leaders discussed bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest, and expressed their satisfaction at the positive outcomes of the recently concluded India-EU Leaders’ Meeting. Both the leaders agreed that the announcements regarding resumption of ne...Read More

French minister Barbara Pompili visits Surat

February 01, 2021
French minister Barbara Pompili visits Surat

Surat: French Minister Barbara Pompili was on a one-day visit to the city of Surat, the second largest city of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home-state Gujarat. Minister Barbara Pomili met with players involved in smart mobility and sustainable city projects including e-rickshaw. Minister Barbara Pompili visited the headquarters of Surat Municipal Corporation(SMC) and held meeting with Municipal Commissioner Banchhanidhi Pani and other officials of SMC. She was given presentation on vari...Read More

MoU signed for € 250 Million French funding to Surat Metro rail project

January 30, 2021
MoU signed for € 250 Million French funding to Surat Metro rail project

New Delhi: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today for providing funding to the tune of € 250M for Surat metro rail project in Gujarat between French Development Agency and Finance Ministry of India. This MoU was signed in presence of French ecological transition minister Minister Barbara Pomili and Union Minister for Housing & Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri. France’s ecological transition minister Barbara Pompili is considered number two in the government. French ...Read More

PM Modi speaks with French President Macron, extends support against terror

December 07, 2020
PM Modi speaks with French President Macron, extends support against terror

New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had a telephone conversation today with His Excellency Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic. The Prime Minister conveyed to President Macron his condolences for the terror attacks in France, and reiterated India's full support to France in the fight against terrorism, extremism and radicalism. The leaders also discussed other bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest, including improving the affordability and accessi...Read More

India strongly deplores personal attacks on French President Macron

October 29, 2020
India strongly deplores personal attacks on French President Macron

New Delhi: India has strongly deplored the personal attacks against French President Emmanuel Macron following his tough stance on radical Islam, calling it a violation of the most basic standards of international discourse. In a strongly-worded statement, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said: We strongly deplore the personal attacks in unacceptable language on President Emmanuel Macron in violation of the most basic standards of international discourse. We also condemn the brutal ter...Read More

Rafale jets to be formally inducted into IAF in presence of French defence minister this Thursday

September 08, 2020
Rafale jets to be formally inducted into IAF in presence of French defence minister this Thursday

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, his French counterpart Florence Parly and India’s top military brass will attend a ceremony in Ambala airbase on Thursday to formally induct five Rafale fighter jets into the Indian Air Force. Parly and Singh will hold talks in Ambala on ways to further deepen bilateral defence and security cooperation after the ceremony. The French defence minister is scheduled to arrive Thursday morning and will depart late afternoon.The first batch of five Rafale j...Read More

Pictures show Rafales re-fuelling mid-air at 30,000 feet on way to India

July 28, 2020
Pictures show Rafales re-fuelling mid-air at 30,000 feet on way to India

New Delhi: The first batch of five Rafale fighter jets, on their way to India, were clicked being re-fuelled mid-air at 30,000 feet from a French Air Force tanker, and the pictures were posted on Twitter by the Indian embassy in France.   “Indian Air Force appreciates the support provided by French Air Force for our Rafale journey back home,” tweeted Indian Air Force. These five jets include 3 single-seater and 2 twin-seater aircraft. The two-leg flight involves the ...Read More