Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakshi Lekhi will be undertaking a four-day visit to Croatia and Slovenia from April 16 to 19. During her visit, she will hold talks with her counterparts and other dignitaries to further strengthen bilateral ties between India and the two countries.
On the first leg of her visit, Lekhi will be in the Croatian capital of Zagreb, where she is scheduled to meet with the country’s Foreign Minister, Gordan Grlić-Radman, and other senior officials. Discussions between the two sides are expected to cover a wide range of issues, including trade and investment, tourism, and cultural exchanges.
On the second leg of her visit, Lekhi will travel to the Slovenian capital, Ljubljana, where she is scheduled to hold talks with her counterpart, Anže Logar, and other senior officials. During her stay, she will also visit the Slovenian Chamber of Commerce and Industry to discuss ways of boosting economic ties between the two countries. Other issues expected to be discussed include cooperation in the fields of education, science and technology, and culture.
This visit by Minister Lekhi is a part of India’s ongoing efforts to strengthen its relationships with European countries. Both Croatia and Slovenia are considered important partners for India in the region, and the visit is expected to further deepen bilateral ties and enhance cooperation in various fields. The visit also comes at a time when India is looking to expand its trade and investment ties with Europe, and the discussions are expected to focus on ways of increasing trade and investment flows between India and the two countries.
Re-reported from the story originally published in Dailyhunt