Spainish Crown Prince calls on President Patil

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New Delhi, Nov. 11 (ANI): Spain's Crown Prince Felipe called on President Pratibha Devisingh Patil here on Wednesday.

Prince Felipe, also known as the Prince of Asturias and Princess Letizia arrived in Mumbai on Tuesday.

They met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Foreign Minister S.M. rishna earlier in the day.

Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia would be inaugurating an exhibition of Picasso etching at the Spain's Cervantes Institute in New Delhi.

The event aims at improving the cultural dialogue between the two nations and give a further boost to the already existing cordial relations.

The institute would also aspire to make Spanish a language of importance in India.

Prince and Princess would call on Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari and leader of opposition Lal Krishna Advani later on Wednesday.

They are also scheduled to offer floral tribute at the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat in New Delhi.

They would depart for Madrid on Thursday afternoon.

Prince Felipe had earlier visited India in February 2001 as a Guest of Honour at India Engineering Trade Fair - 2001 where Spain was a partner country. (ANI)

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