Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni of Italy arrived in India on a three-day visit on Wednesday, April 7th. This is the first visit by an Italian Prime Minister to India in over a decade.
The visit is aimed at strengthening the bilateral ties between the two countries and exploring new avenues of cooperation. Prime Minister Meloni was welcomed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the airport.
The two leaders held a bilateral meeting and discussed a range of issues, including trade and investment, defense and security, and people-to-people ties. Prime Minister Modi also hosted a dinner in honor of Prime Minister Meloni.
During the visit, the two leaders signed several agreements, including a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of health and medicine, and a MoU on cooperation in the field of culture.
The two countries also agreed to cooperate in the field of renewable energy, with Italy offering to share its expertise in the sector. Prime Minister Meloni also expressed her support for India’s bid to become a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.
The two leaders also discussed the situation in the Middle East and the need for a peaceful resolution to the conflict in Syria. Prime Minister Meloni also expressed her support for India’s efforts to combat terrorism.
The visit was also marked by a number of cultural events, including a visit to the Taj Mahal and a performance by the Italian National Orchestra. Prime Minister Meloni also visited the Golden Temple in Amritsar and paid her respects to the Sikh community.
The visit was a success and has further strengthened the ties between India and Italy. Prime Minister Meloni’s visit has opened up new avenues of cooperation between the two countries and has laid the foundation for a strong and lasting partnership.
The visit has also highlighted the importance of cultural exchange between the two countries and has provided an opportunity for the two countries to learn from each other. Prime Minister Meloni’s visit has been a great success and has further strengthened the ties between India and Italy.