PM Modi arrived in Greece on Thursday at the request of his Greek counterpart, Kyriakos Mitsotakis.He flew out of Johannesburg, South Africa, where he had been attending the BRICS meeting.
PM Modi greeted the Indian diaspora outside his hotel, Grande Bretagne, in Athens on Friday. He is in Greece for a day-long visit.
The Prime Minister left South Africa following the completion of the 15th BRICS Summit. He has a busy day in Greece today as he becomes the first Indian Prime Minister to visit the country in 40 years.
“The PM will lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier,” MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said of PM Modi’s one-day visit to Greece.
Following that, he will meet with Greece’s President, the Greek Prime Minister, and business leaders from both countries. Before leaving, the Prime Minister will meet with members of the Indian community, who are all eager to welcome him following the success of the Chandrayaan-3 mission.”
Members of the Indian diaspora marched through Athens, shouting chants in his favor. The Indian Diaspora in Athens, Greece, has expressed joy and excitement about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the country. Thanos Paraschos, Managing Director of Startup Greece Organization, stated that having leaders like PM Modi is critical.
“I am here to welcome Prime Minister Modi to Greece.” In the previous nine years, we have seen incredible advancement in technology that has benefited the world. Yesterday was a fantastic day for humanity, as we witnessed India’s efforts in space technology come to fruition,” Paraschos told the reporters.
“We are extremely proud and honored to have Prime Minister Modi in our country.” It is critical that we have leaders like Prime Minister Modi. “India and Greece must collaborate to strengthen ties and make the world a better place,” he continued.
“…It felt good to know that PM Modi is coming here,” Daljeet Singh, who has lived in Greece for the previous 30 years, remarked.It was admirable of him to open the Kartarpur Corridor to Pakistan…We’ll greet him with ‘Bhangra’…”