Visits Visits

Visit of President to Cote d'Ivoire (June 14-15, 2016)

June 06, 2016

  • Hon'ble President Shri Pranab Mukherjee will pay an official visit to the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire from 14-15 June, 2016 at the invitation of His Excellency Mr. Alassane Ouattara, President of the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire. This will be the first ever high-level visit from India since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Hon'ble President will be accompanied by a MoS, four Members of Parliament, senior officials and Media delegation.
  • India and Cote d'Ivoire enjoy warm and friendly relations sharing common values of democracy, development and secularism. The bilateral relations are marked by mutual respect and understanding on various bilateral and multilateral issues. India and Cote d'Ivoire bilateral trade grew from US $ 344.99 million in 2010-11 to US $ 841.85 million in 2014-15. India, with in the rubric of South-South Cooperation, has extended lines of credit amounting to US $ 156.3 million to the Government of Cote d'Ivoire for developmental projects in diverse fields such as public transportation, rural electrification, rice self-sufficiency, cashew nut processing, vegetable oil processing, coconut fibre processing, fisheries processing etc. and Mahatma Gandhi IT & Bio-technology Park.
  • Hon'ble President would be received by H.E. Mr. Alassane Ouattara, President of Republic of Cote d'Ivoire. The President will have one-to-one meeting with President of Republic of Cote d'Ivoire followed by delegation level talks. Hon'ble President would be conferred the National Order of the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire, the highest Order of the country and would also be handed the Key to the city of Abidjan.
  • The agreement regarding opening of EXIM Bank Representative/Regional in Abidjan would be handed over in presence of both the Presidents. Hon'ble President would address a Joint Business Forum and also interact with the Indian Community.
  • Hon'ble President will depart for Namibia on 15th June, 2016.

New Delhi
June 6, 2016

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