Argentina President to meet Manmohan Singh today

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New Delhi, Oct.14 (ANI): The President of Argentina, Dr. Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, will meet Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here today.

Later, Vice President Hamid Ansari, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Leader of Opposition L.K. Advani and External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will call on the visiting dignitary.

On Thursday, Kirchner will visit Agra and Mumbai.

Kirchner arrived here on a three-day state visit on Tuesday. She is being accompanied by a high-level delegation that includes the country's Foreign Minister and a large business delegation.

President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner's visit is being taking place during the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Argentina.

This is also the first Presidential visit from Argentina in 15 years. The last visit was by President Menem in 1994.

The last visit by an Indian Prime Minister to Argentina was in 1995 by Late P.V. Narasimha Rao for the G-15 Summit. (ANI)

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