President Ram Nath Kovind
President Ram Nath Kovind

President Kovind accorded ceremonial reception by Greek counterpart

ANI | Updated: Jun 18, 2018 21:59 IST

Athens [Greece], June 18 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind was accorded ceremonial reception by his Greek counterpart Prokopis Pavlopoulos at the Presidential Mansion in Athens on Monday.
President Kovind, who is on a two-day visit to Greece, held bilateral talks with Greek Prime Minister AlexisTsipras over a range of bilateral issues while focusing on expanding "cooperation in a multilateral arena".
He also held a one-on-one discussion with opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis, in which he highlighted the previous visits by ministers of both countries including the recent one by India's State Minister of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on April 18.
During the discussion with Mitsotakis, President Kovind said his visit aims at strengthening the "warm and friendly" Indo-Greece relations.
He also spoke of the contributions made by Greece to the human civilizations.
Later in the day, President Kovind will attend a business-level meeting in Athens. (ANI)