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PM Modi accorded warm welcome by Austrian Chancellor Nehammer in Vienna


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Vienna/New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Tuesday evening accorded a warm welcome to Vienna by Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer and later hosted for a private engagement, a day prior to their official talks.

Thanking the Austrian leader, PM Modi posted on X that he looks forward to their discussions:

“Thank you, Chancellor @karlnehammer, for the warm welcome. I look forward to our discussions tomorrow as well. Our nations will continue working together to further global good.”

“Happy to meet you in Vienna, Chancellor @karlnehammer. The India-Austria friendship is strong and it will get even stronger in the times to come.”

He was replying to the post of the Austrian Chancellor welcoming him to Austria – in the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister in over 40 years.

“Welcome to Vienna, PM @narendramodi ! It is a pleasure and honour to welcome you to Austria. Austria and India are friends and partners. I look forward to our political and economic discussions during your visit!”

The MEA spokesperson in a post said:

“An important milestone in India-Austria partnership!

PM @narendramodi hosted by Austrian Chancellor @karlnehammer

for a private engagement. This is the first meeting between the two leaders.

“Discussions on realising the full potential of bilateral partnership lie ahead.”

Earlier, on his arrival in Vienna, the PM was welcomed at the airport by the Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg, who posted on X:

“A warm welcome to Indian PM @narendramodi on his historic visit to Austria, marking 75 years of diplomatic relations. The partnership between our nations is based on a joint commitment to global security, stability and prosperity.”

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