Delhi, 22 December (HS): In a diplomatic stride, French President Emmanuel Macron has been invited to be the chief guest at India’s Republic Day celebrations on January 26, strengthening the burgeoning ties between the two nations. The visit underscores collaboration in defense, security, clean energy, trade, and technology. This invitation follows PM Modi’s Bastille Day attendance in France, emphasizing bilateral cooperation. Despite the initial invitation to US President Joe Biden, Macron’s participation highlights the enduring friendship between India and France. As diplomatic relations thrive, India reiterates its commitment to global cooperation and mutual development.
Impact on Businesses: This diplomatic move holds potential benefits for MSMEs and businesses, fostering opportunities for collaboration in defense, technology, and trade between India and France. The strengthened ties may open avenues for joint ventures and partnerships, positively impacting businesses in both nations.