Visit of Turkish President to India:India, Turkey sign three agreements

Date: May 02, 2017

Mahatma Gandhi Tayyip Erdogan Narendra Modi

India and Turkey sign three agreements on diplomacy, cultural exchange and on telecommunication during delegation-level talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Turkish President Erdogan

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Both leaders stress on deeper engagements between the two countries. Prime Minister Modi said that India and Turkey share strong economic relations and he urged both nations to make an effort to maximise the potential that exists.

PM also mentioned that the government has planned to build 50 million houses across the country by year 2022 and for this purpose, FDI Policy in construction sector has been refined.

Earlier, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was accorded a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Monday.

The visiting dignitary held wide-ranging talks with President Pranab Mukherjee on key bilateral and regional issues.

It is the first official trip at the presidential level from Turkey to India in seven years.

The Turkish President also paid tributes to Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat.