New Delhi, April 23, 2022: President of the European Commission, Ursula Von Der Leyen will be on an official visit to India on 24-25 April 2022. This will be her first visit to India as the President of the European Commission. During her visit, President of the European Commission will hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister of India. She will also meet President of India and other dignitaries. President of the European Commission has been invited as the Chief Guest for this year’s edition of Raisina Dialogue and will address the inaugural session on 25 April 2022.
India and the European Union share a vibrant Strategic Partnership which has been witnessing strong growth with wider and deeper co-operation in Political and Strategic, Trade and Commerce, Climate and Sustainability, Digital and Technology aspects as well as people-to-people ties. The India-EU Leaders’ Meeting in May 2021 set new milestones with the decision to resume trade talks and the launch of India-EU Connectivity Partnership. The forthcoming visit of the President of the European Commission will be an opportunity to review progress and further intensify the multifaceted partnership with EU.