New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday embarked on an official nine-day visit to Iceland, Switzerland, and Slovenia to enhance India’s political and economic ties with the three European countries.
The President is accompanied by his wife Savita Kovind.
President will hold talk s with his Icelandic counterpart Gudni Th. Johannesson and Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir. At University of Iceland President will deliver a lecture on ‘India-Iceland partnership towards making a greener planet.
His visit to Switzerland shall begin on September 11 where he will have wide-ranging discussions with Swiss counterpart and country’s cabinet. An Indian business delegation accompanying Kovind will engage with their Swiss contemporaries at the India- Swiss Business Forum.
The final leg of the visit to Slovenia will begin on September 15 and mark the first-ever visit by an Indian President to the country. During the visit, Kovind will hold wide-ranging discussion with his Slovenian counterpart Borut Pahor and the National Assembly President.