Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy received the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, at the Moncloa Palace. Having welcomed him and after thanking him for making his visit to Spain, Rajoy announced the signing of a document to serve as a guide to develop “relations at a political, security, economic, scientific and technology level”.
In his speech, Rajoy praised the Indian Prime Minister for the “broad raft of economic reforms” he is pushing through in his country to ensure “good governance” and “a more developed and knowledge-based economy”.
Rajoy underlined the importance of India for Spain, as shown by the fact that it is our third largest trading partner in Asia. He also highlighted that “bilateral relations are on the rise and increasingly better”, and thus hopes that the visit by the Indian Prime Minister to Spain will serve to boost this collaboration even further.
Rajoy also announced the signing of a document to serve as a guide “to develop relations at a political, security, economic, scientific and technology level”. He also reported that, during the bilateral meetings to be held on Wednesday, other issues on the international agenda will be addressed as well as purely bilateral issues.
Prime Minister Modi, as well as thanking Mariano Rajoy for his “warm welcome”, expressed his interest in tackling issues with the Prime Minister Spain relating to the global and European situations and international terrorism.
On another note, Nasendra Modi claimed that the economic progress in India, “a huge country”, offers many opportunities and, to that end, invited Spanish companies to take part in the renewal and modernisation of infrastructures, sectors in which Spain is “highly competent at a global level”.