Historic Call: After Rajiv Gandhi, Narendra Modi Becomes The First Indian PM To Visit Spain

Modi on European tour.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Spain on Tuesday as part of his six-day European tour. The purpose of his visit was to boost the bilateral relations between the two countries in terms of economic engagements. During this visit to Spain, PM Modi focusedd on inviting more investments from Spain to boost economic trade ties between the two countries. 

On his Twitter handle, PM Modi posted photos of his landing and wrote, "Landed in Spain, marking the start of a very important visit aimed at improving economic and cultural relations with Spain." Prime Minister posted this tweet in English and Spanish. 

Modi's visit is considered historic, as he is the first Prime Minister after Rajiv Gandhi to have visited Spain. Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi had visited Spain in 1988.

During his stay in Spain, a number of agreements in the field of renewable energy, high speed rail, infrastructure, civil aviation, water waste management and air space management were signed.