About Us President Emmanuel Macron’s visit to India in March 2018

List of Business Agreements/Contracts signed during President Macron’s Visit to India


The French President H.E. Emmanuel Macron and H.E. Mrs. Brigitte Macron paid a State Visit to India from 10-12 March 2018 during which they visited New Delhi, Agra, Mirzapur and Varanasi. After the ceremonial welcome in New Delhi, President Macron and Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi held official talks. Fourteen inter-governmental agreements were signed following the talks including one for the provision of reciprocal logistics support between the respective Armed Forces. In addition to the visit Joint Statement, a "Joint Strategic Vision of India-France Cooperation in the Indian Ocean Region” and the "India-France Joint Vision for Space Cooperation” were also issued. The Hon’ble President of India hosted a banquet in honor of President Macron as also delegations of other countries who had assembled in New Delhi for the Founding Conference of the International Solar Alliance (ISA).

The ISA Founding Conference was held in New Delhi on 11 March co-chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Macron. On 12 March, President Macron and Prime Minister Modi visited Mirzapur to inaugurate a 100 MW solar power park built by the French firm Engie. During the visit, the India-France CEO's’ Forum also met which presented its report to the two leaders. Fourteen B2B agreements were also signed. A Knowledge Summit was also held bringing together higher educational institutions from both sides to boost cooperation in the field of education, research and student mobility.

State Visit of President of the French Republic to India (March 9-12, 2018)
http://www.mea.gov.in/press-releases.htm?dtl/29529/State_Visit_of_President_of_the_French_Republic_to_India_March_912_2018

English Translation of Press Statement by Prime Minister during the State visit of President of France to India (March 10, 2018)
http://www.mea.gov.in/Speeches-Statements.htm?dtl/29593/English_Translation_of_Press_Statement_by_Prime_Minister_during_the_
State_visit_of_President_of_France_to_India_March_10_2018

India-France Joint Statement during State visit of President of France to India (March 10, 2018)
http://www.mea.gov.in/bilateral-documents.htm?dtl/29596/IndiaFrance_Joint_Statement_during_State_visit_of_President_of_France_to_India_March_10_2018

India-France Joint Vision for Space Cooperation (New Delhi, 10 March 2018)
http://www.mea.gov.in/bilateral-documents.htm?dtl/29597/IndiaFrance_Joint_Vision_for_Space_Cooperation_New_Delhi_10_March_2018

Joint Strategic Vision of India-France Cooperation in the Indian Ocean Region (New Delhi, 10 March 2018)
http://www.mea.gov.in/bilateral-documents.htm?dtl/29598/Joint_Strategic_Vision_of_IndiaFrance_Cooperation_in_the_Indian_Ocean_Region_New_Delhi_10_March_2018

List of MoUs/Agreements signed during the State Visit of President of France to India (March 10, 2018)
http://www.mea.gov.in/bilateral-documents.htm?dtl/29592/List_of_MoUsAgreements_signed_during_the_State_Visit_of_President_of_France_to_India_March_10_2018

Delhi Solar Agenda
http://www.mea.gov.in/bilateral-documents.htm?dtl/29605/Delhi_Solar_Agenda