This country welcomes the arrival of the president of the republic of India His Excellency Shri Ram Nath Kovind and the Indian first lady
Upon disembarking the Presidential aircraft, His Excellency was greeted by the Governor General Her Excellency Dame Susan Dougan, after which the first lady was presented with a bouquet by a primary school student.
The President was then escorted by Her Excellency the Governor General to the saluting dais.
The President then met by Prime Minster Dr the Honourable Ralph Gonsalves who introduced him to Members of Cabinet, Parliament and the Diplomatic Corps.
Before leaving the Argyle International Airport, the President was serenaded by steel pan music and took some photos with students from the Calder Government School.
The President’s visit includes a catamaran tour to Wallilabou Bay, the sight where the movie pirates of the Caribbean was shot.
On Thursday, there will be a signing ceremony at Government House where representatives from both nations will sign a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) on automatic exchange of information and assistance in collection of taxes and another MOU on Health and Medicine.
His Excellency’s visit to this country presents an opportunity for the deepening of diplomatic ties between Indian and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.