Prime Minister will hold discussions with prominent members of the Indian community in United States before attending a reception organized by the Indian Ambassador to the United States, Ronen Sen. Manmohan Singh will leave for France on Saturday, Sep 27 to attend the Ninth India-European Summit at Marseilles on September 29 and to hold a meeting with French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
India and France are working towards signing a framework agreement to start nuclear commerce between the two countries. Both countries will also sign an agreement on civil aviation on September 30, besides discussing cooperation in various other fields.
The India-European Summit will discuss the issue and revised joint action plan adopted in 2006 to strengthen the partnership. The Summit will also deliberate on a joint working programme on energy and climate change.