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)

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)

India-France 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)

List of MoUs/Agreements signed during the State Visit of President of France to India (March 10, 2018)

Delhi Solar Agenda