PM Modi leaves for Brussels, says 'strong economic ties' with Belgium will be on agenda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi late Tuesday night left for Brussels as part of the three-nation tour.

hidden March 30, 2016 08:03:29 IST
PM Modi leaves for Brussels, says 'strong economic ties' with Belgium will be on agenda

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi late Tuesday night left for Brussels as part of the three-nation tour.

"An invigorating mix of bilateral & multilateral diplomacy in the offing as PM @narendramodi departs on 3 nation tour," MEA Spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.

From Brussels, Modi will leave for Washington to attend the Nuclear Security Summit on 31 March and 1 April and from there, he will travel to Saudi Arabia on a two-day visit with a focus on boosting energy and security cooperation.

In Brussels, Modi will attend the 13th India-EU Summit.

In a pre-departure statement, he said it will advance multifaceted engagement across a whole range of sectors and described the 28-member bloc as a "vital trading partner".

PTI

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