Bilateral Relations

A major diplomatic event this year took place in the capital city ...

Presidential Visit 2018

A major diplomatic event this year took place in the capital city of the Czech Republic, Prague. The President of India, H.E. Mr Ram Nath Kovind together with an extensive delegation visited the Czech Republic on his three-leg tour to Europe. During his four day visit, President Kovind made many excellent speeches and met with hundreds of Czech and Indian businessmen and officials. After his arrival, President Kovind met with Indian businessmen and representatives of the Indian community in Prague. He was entertained by the world-famous Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by an Indian conductor living in Prague, Debashish Chaudhuri, and a prestigious Czech choir Bohemian Voice, which presented not only Czech but also Indian songs.

H.E. President Kovind was officially welcomed at the Prague Castle is the former seat of Czech kings, where President Kovind innaugurated the Czech-Indian Business forum, for which representatives from more than 60 Indian companies travelled all the way to the Czech Republic. The Charles University in Prague, which is the biggest and oldest university in Central Europe, invited H.E. President Kovind, who was greeted by students and Indologitsts in four traditional languages—Hindi, Sanskrit, Bengali and Tamil. President Kovind then also visited ELI Beamlines-International Laser Research Institute, where the resarchers presented the unique laser technology. The President also mentioned about the strong relation between two nations. “The Indian growth story and Czech technology and manufacturing prowess make us natural partners. Let us work to make this collaboration grow and prosper,” he said.