Vice President to visit Armenia, Poland in October

International | Written by : Suryaa Desk| Updated: Fri, Apr 21, 2017, 02:55 AM

 

New Delhi, April 20 : Vice President Hamid Ansari will go on a four-day visit to Armenia and Poland from October 25 to 28, said an official on Thursday.

"He will spend two days, i.e., 25-26 in Yerevan (Armenia), where he will have meetings with the President, the Prime Minister as well as the Foreign Minister," said Preeti Saran, Secretary (East), Ministry of External Affairs. 

"In second lap, he will be in Poland. He will reach on 26th evening and spend there the next two days," she said.

During his Poland trip, Ansari will inaugurate a business seminar and deliver a lecture at the University of Warsaw. 

He will also inaugurate Indian embassy chancery-cum-residential complex.

"It is being inaugurated at the 60th anniversary of establishment of our embassy in Warsaw," the official said.

He will be accompanied by his wife Salma Ansari and a multi-party delegation comprising Union Minister of State for Small, Medium and Micro Industries Giriraj Singh as well four MPs -- Sitaram Yechury, D.P. Tripathi, Vivek Tankha and Thupstan Chhewang.

This is Ansari's first visit to both Armenia and Poland.