Looking forward to discussions on boosting ties: PM Modi to Austrian Chancellor Nehammer

New Delhi, July 7 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked Chancellor of Austria Karl Nehammer for his remarks welcoming the visit of PM Modi to the European nation on July 9-10, the first by an Indian prime minister in over 40 years.

PM Modi, in a post on X, said he looks forward to their discussions on strengthening the bilateral ties and exploring new avenues of cooperation.

“Thank you, Chancellor @karlnehammer. It is indeed an honour to visit Austria to mark this historic occasion.

“I look forward to our discussions on strengthening the bonds between our nations and exploring new avenues of cooperation. The shared values of democracy, freedom and rule of law form the bedrock upon which we will build an ever closer partnership.”

He was replying to the post on X by the Austrian Chancellor saying he was looking forward to the visit by PM Modi.

“I very much look forward to welcoming @narendramodi, the Prime Minister of India, the world’s largest democracy, next week in Vienna.

“This visit is a special honour as it marks the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister in over forty years, and a significant milestone as we celebrate 75 years of diplomatic relations with India.

“We will have the opportunity to talk about further deepening our bilateral relationship and closer cooperation on the many geopolitical challenges.”

PM Modi will travel Austria from Moscow. This will be the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister to Austria in 41 years. He will call on President of Austria, Alexander Van der Bellen and hold talks with Chancellor Karl Nehammer. Prime Minister Modi and the Chancellor will also address business leaders from India and Austria.

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