Left Menu
Development News Edition

India, France closest partners; look forward to widening Indo-Pacific partnership: French envoy

Calling India and France the 'closest partners' whose leaders, government and people alike share a level of confidence, French Ambassador to India Emmanuel Lenain said on Tuesday that New Delhi and Paris look forward to expanding their security partnership in the Indo-Pacific.

ANI | New Delhi | Updated: 19-02-2020 02:40 IST | Created: 19-02-2020 02:40 IST
India, France closest partners; look forward to widening Indo-Pacific partnership: French envoy
French Ambassador to India Emmanuel Lenain speaking to ANI in New Delhi on Tuesday. Image Credit: ANI

Calling India and France the 'closest partners' whose leaders, government and people alike share a level of confidence, French Ambassador to India Emmanuel Lenain said on Tuesday that New Delhi and Paris look forward to expanding their security partnership in the Indo-Pacific. "India and France are the closest partners. There is a level of confidence between our leaders, governments, and people, which is quite unusual," Lenain told ANI during an event at the French Embassy here.

"We want to expand this partnership to be able to join forces and be up to the challenges of the decade and the century, with means more (cooperation in developing) new technology with respect to the Artificial Intelligence, on cyberspace and join forces in the Indo-Pacific," he added. The French Embassy on Tuesday celebrated the welcoming of fashion designer Rahul Mishra as the first Indian "guest member" at the Haute Couture Week, Paris.

"I want to thank the Excellency. I want to thank the love which I got in India and also in Paris. Actually I am living a dream right now," Mishra said. (ANI)

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Download The Devdiscourse News App for Latest News.


TRENDING

OPINION / BLOG / INTERVIEW

Maritime transport post-COVID 19: Disruptions ahead in business models, techno-investments, regulations

Cargo shipping is a crucial part of the global supply chains and is likely to become more resilient along with efforts to make supply chains resilient but cruise liners could face much more disruptive changes....

Asia-Pacific response to COVID-19 and climate emergency must build a resilient and sustainable future

... ...

Videos

Latest News

Brazil lockdowns, attacked by Bolsonaro, begin to slip

Lockdowns in Brazils largest cities to slow the coronavirus outbreak are beginning to slip, according to new data this week seen and analyzed by Reuters, with more people leaving their homes as President Jair Bolsonaro continues to criticiz...

1.6 million French may be infected with virus: doctors' union

More than 1.6 million of Frances 67 million people may have been infected with the new coronavirus to date, according to a projection by general practitioners union MG France, based on doctors reports. The union said in a statement that 2,0...

US STOCKS-Wall Street rises on Fed's $2.3 trillion rescue plan

Wall Street rose for the third time in four days on Thursday as the U.S. Federal Reserve rolled out a massive 2.3 trillion program to bolster local governments and businesses hammered by the coronavirus outbreak.In what is likely to be its ...

Andhra Pradesh reports 15 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths today

Fifteen more COVID-19 cases and two deaths were reported in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday according to Arja Srikanth, State Nodal Officer. Out of these 15 cases, 11 cases have been reported in Prakasam 2 in Guntur, 1 each in East Godavari and ...

Give Feedback