Polish PM given ceremonial welcome in Delhi

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New Delhi, Sept.7 (ANI): Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk was accorded a ceremonial Guard of Honour at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Tuesday after arriving from Bangalore.

The Prime Minister, Dr. Manomohan Singh, and his wife, Gursharan Kaur, received him in the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Tusk, who is on three-day official visit of India, is accompanied by his wife and senior ministers and officials.

He is scheduled to hold delegation-level talks with Dr. Singh later in the day.

Earlier, Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur called on Tusk. Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj also exchanged greetings with the visiting Polish Prime Minister.

In Bangalore, Tusk attended a function where an agreement was signed between the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency.

A Parliamentary Friendship Group was also constituted between the two countries.

Poland is India's major trading partner and the prime export destination in Europe.Bilateral trade between the two countries stands at 4.12 billion US dollars. (ANI)

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