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Portuguese PM Antonio Costa to visit India next year

Consul General Of Portugal For Goa Rui Baceira Told Reporters Today That The Portuguese Prime Minister Will Be Visiting India In January 2017, With Goa And Bangalore Being On His Travel Itinerary.

PTI | Updated on: 15 Aug 2016, 03:31:33 PM
Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa

New Delhi:

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa will visit India in January next year and is likely to make a trip to Goa.

Consul General of Portugal for Goa Rui Baceira told reporters today that the Portuguese Prime Minister will be visiting India in January 2017, with Goa and Bangalore being on his travel itinerary. 

"The Portuguese Prime Minister is coming to India in January (2017). He is of Goan Indian origin. We are pleased to have him here," Baceira told reporters on the sidelines of Independence Day event here. 

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar had in March told the State Legislative Assembly that he would invite Costa to Goa. 

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First Published : 15 Aug 2016, 03:20:00 PM

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