Prime Minister Narendra Modi will venture on a state visit to France from July 14-16 to boost economic and defence cooperation between India and France and bolster strategic ties between European Union and India.
- One of the key highlights of this visit is the deals worth over Rs 90,000 crore to buy 26 Rafale M aircraft and three additional Scorpene torpedoes.
- The deals include 26 Rafale M aircraft including 22 single sweaters and four double sweater trainer versions.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Abu Dhabi on July 15, during which he will hold wide-ranging talks with Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of Abu Dhabi, to take forward bilateral ties in key dimensions of energy, food security, and defence.
PM Modi will visit Abu Dhabi after concluding his two-day visit to Paris.