1. Narendra Modi Spain Visit Live Updates: PM arrives in Madrid; followers chant ‘Modi-Modi’ outside hotel

Narendra Modi Spain Visit Live Updates: PM arrives in Madrid; followers chant ‘Modi-Modi’ outside hotel

As per reports, the Prime Minister will pay an official visit to the country from 30 – 31 May 2017. Modi's visit is the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister to Spain in almost three decades.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday, arrived in Madrid in Spain in the second leg of his six-day visit to four European nations. Prime Minister will pay an official visit to the country from 30 – 31 May 2017. Modi’s visit is the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister to Spain in almost three decades. “I will have the honour of calling on His Majesty King Felipe VI during this visit. I look forward to my meeting with President Mariano Rajoy on 31 May,” Modi had said earlier in a Facebook post. Issues related to enhancing bilateral engagement, especially in the economic sphere, and cooperation on international subjects of common concern, particularly in combating terrorism, will be discussed between PM Modi and President Rajoy.

“There is significant potential for deepening bilateral trade and investment ties. We seek active participation of Spanish industry in various Indian projects including infrastructure, smart cities, digital economy, renewable energy, defence and tourism,” PM Modi had said ahead of embarking on the four-nation tour.

Here’s what PM Narendra Modi had posted about his Spain visit

Modi is also scheduled to meet top CEOs of Spanish industry, eyeing to woo them to partner for country’s ‘Make in India’ Initiative. There will be a meeting session between India-Spain CEOs Forum, on the sidelines of his visit as well.

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12: 30 AM: PM Modi took to Twitter and informed that he had landed in Spain. He also mentioned that his visit is aimed at improving economic and cultural relations with Spain.

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12:25 AM: Soon after reaching Spain, PM Narendra Modi was seen meeting people outside his hotel in Madrid. People flocked to meet PM Modi and chants of ‘Modi Ji ki Jai (Hail Modi) and ‘Modi-Modi’ were made by his followers here.

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