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French President Emmanuel Macron receives ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Saturday. The French premier is on a week-long visit to the country.

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French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in India on Friday night. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a departure from protocol, welcomed him at the Air Force Station Palam in Delhi. Macron received a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan this morning, where he and his wife, Brigitte, were greeted by President Ram Nath Kovind, his wife Savita and PM Modi. He later paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at his memorial in Raj Ghat. Macron is on a week-long visit to the country. He will hold bilateral talks with PM Modi later today; the two countries are expected to sign at least several pacts. (Express Photos by Praveen Jain)

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President Emmanuel Macron accorded a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. (Express photo)

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President Emmanuel Macron accorded a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. (Express photo)

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President of France, Emmanuel Macron and First Lady Brigitte Macron received by President Ram Nath Kovind and Savita Kovind with PM Narendra Modi. (Source: Express photo)

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President of France, Emmanuel Macron and First Lady Brigitte Macron received by President Ram Nath Kovind and Savita Kovind with PM Narendra Modi. (Source: Express photo)

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President of France, Emmanuel Macron and First Lady Brigitte with PM Narendra Modi in New Delhi. (Source: Express photo)

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President of France, Emmanuel Macron and First Lady Brigitte with PM Narendra Modi in New Delhi. (Source: Express photo)

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President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday said that France should be the best partner for India and the entry point to Europe. (Source: Express photo by Praveen Jain)

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President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday said that France should be the best partner for India and the entry point to Europe. (Source: Express photo by Praveen Jain)

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President of France Emmanuel Macron meets Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi. (Source: Emmanuel Macron/Twitter)

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As many as 14 documents were exchanged on the sidelines of the meeting between PM Modi and French President Macron in areas of civil nuclear, renewable energy, defence, railway and many others. (Express Photo By Amit Mehra)

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PM Modi and French President Macron interacted with CEOs of India and France to take the partnership forward at the CEO’s Forum. (Source: MeaIndia/Twitter)

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French President Emmanuel Macron and First Lady Brigitte Macron at Rajghat in New Delhi, on Saturday. (Express Photo By Amit Mehra)

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French President Emmanuel Macron and First Lady Brigitte Macron pay floral tributes at Rajghat in New Delhi, on Saturday. (Express Photo By Amit Mehra)

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French President Emmanuel Macron and First Lady Brigitte Macron pay floral tributes of the colour of the French flag at Rajghat in New Delhi, on Saturday. (Express Photo By Amit Mehra)

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French President Emmanuel Macron and First Lady Brigitte Macron signing the visitor's book at Rajghat in New Delhi, on Saturday. (Express Photo By Amit Mehra)