Prime Minister of Greece to visit India from 21-22 Feb 2024

At the invitation of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of Greece (the Hellenic Republic), H.E. Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis will pay a State visit to India from 21-22 February 2024.

He will be accompanied by senior officials and a high powered business delegation.

Notably, PM Mitsotakis will be the Chief Guest and Keynote Speaker at the 9th Raisina Dialogue, 2024 in New Delhi.

Further, he will also visit Mumbai before returning to Athens.

Also, PM Mitsotakis will be accorded a ceremonial welcome at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhawan.

Noteworthy, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and PM Mitsotakis will hold bilateral discussions and Prime Minister Modi will also host a lunch banquet in honour of the visiting dignitary.

Worth mentioning, India-Greece relations have been elevated to ‘Strategic Partnership’ during PM Modi’s visit to Greece in August 2023.

They are based on shared cultural values, commitment to foster economic growth, collaboration in the fields of security and defence, shipping, maritime and marked by convergence on regional and global issues.

The two countries have also been cooperating closely in various multilateral forums.

This would be the first bilateral Head of State/Government level visit from Greece to India after 15 years; the last Prime Ministerial visit from Greece to India took place in 2008.

To be noted that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi visited Athens on 25 August 2023.

Prime Minister Mitsotakis’s visit is expected to further strengthen and deepen the strategic partnership between India and Greece.