Chilean President to meet Manmohan Singh today

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New Delhi, Mar 17 (ANI): The President of Chile, Dr. Michelle Bachelet, will meet Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here today to further strengthen economic cooperation between the two countries.

A number of agreements are expected to be signed during the meeting.

During her visit, Bachelet is also scheduled to meet President Pratibha Patil, Vice-President Dr. Mohammed Hamid Ansari, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee, United Progressive Alliance Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and the Leader of Opposition L.K. Advani.

Bachelet arrived here on a five-day official visit on Monday. She is accompanied by a high-level delegation, including the Minister of Agriculture and Women Empowerment and a business delegation.

During her stay, Bachelet will also visit Agra, Mumbai, and Chennai.

The last state visit was undertaken by President Ricardo Lagos of Chile in January 2005. (ANI)

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