Vice President Hamid Ansari arrives in Poland

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Vice President Hamid Ansari arrives in Poland

Warsaw, Apr 26 (PTI) Vice President Hamid Ansari today arrived in Poland on the second leg of his two nation trip, during which he will hold talks with the country’s top leadership.

Ansari was received by Irena Lichnerowicz Augustyn, Director of diplomatic protocol at the airport.

Over the next two days, he will meet the Polish president and the prime minister, who will host a banquet in the vice president’s honour. He will also meet the speaker of the Senate.

The vice president is accompanied by his wife Salma Ansari, Union Minister of State Small, Medium and Micro Industry Giriraj Singh, MP Sitaram Yechuri, MP Vivek Tankha, MP D P Tripathi and MP Thustan Chhuwang.

India is set to sign an MoU with Poland in the agriculture sector. There is also considerable potential for bilateral engagement in the defence sector.

India has close economic ties with Poland. Indian investments in Poland amount to around USD 3 billion and Polish investments in India are of about 600 million USD.

Before reaching Poland, Ansari was in Armenia till April 26.

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