French President Emmanuel Macron will come to India. (file photo)
French President Emmanuel Macron is coming to India today i.e. on 25 January. He is coming to India for a 2-day official state visit and to participate in the Republic Day celebrations on 26 January. Let us tell you, Emmanuel Macron is the chief guest of the Indian Republic Day parade. In such a situation, today is going to be a very special day for President Macron Paris. Macron's visit is taking place on the occasion of the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the India-France strategic partnership.
While on one hand the friendship between India and France is increasing, on the other hand both the countries are also in competition on the economic front. In such a situation, let us tell you who is defeating whom on the economic front. Before that, let us know the complete details of Macron's visit to India…
Macron will visit Amer Fort
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After coming to India, Macron will land directly at Jaipur airport. Here he will first go to Amer Fort. During this, Macron will interact with Indian artisans, stakeholders of India-France cultural projects as well as students. After this, PM Narendra Modi will receive him. From here both the leaders will together visit some tourist places like Jantar Mantar and Hawa Mahal of Jaipur. According to news agency ANI, there will be a bilateral meeting between the two leaders in Jaipur itself. It is being claimed in media reports that Modi-Macron will also hold a road show in Jaipur. French President Macron will also do UPI transactions at Hawa Mahal.
Who is ahead in the economy?
India's economy is standing at the brink of 4 trillion dollars. Yes, India's GDP has reached 3.73 trillion dollars. While the economy of France, which is among the largest countries in Europe, is only around 3 trillion dollars, it is far behind India. At present the economy of France is 3.05 trillion dollars.
India is a fast growing economy
From World Bank to IMF and OECD, India has been given the title of fastest economy in the world. According to OECD, India's economy may grow at 6.1 percent in financial year 2025. Whereas according to IMF and World Bank this figure can range from 6.1 percent to 6.5 percent. If we talk about RBI, India's GDP growth may remain at 7 percent in the financial year 2024. Whereas in the first three quarters of financial year 2025, the growth may be 6.7 percent, 6.5 percent and 6.4 percent.
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