New Delhi: PM Narendra Modi and Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa discussed extensively on exploring ways to deepen bilateral ties in a range of areas including trade and investment. The Portuguese president was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Friday.
Sousa arrived to the capital city on a four-day visit, his first to India. The last visit by a Portuguese President to India was in 2007. He is scheduled to travel to Maharashtra and Goa during his stay in the country.
India and Portugal signed seven agreements to boost cooperation in a range of areas after Sousa held extensive talks with PM Modi. The pacts provide for cooperation in areas of investment, transport, ports, culture and industrial and intellectual property rights.
Officials said the talks covered entire expanse of bilateral ties including in areas of trade, investment and education.
Inputs from PTI
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