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H.E. Shrimati Pratibha Patil visits Austria

India
11. October 2011

From 5th to 7th October 2011 H.E. Shrimati Pratibha Patil, President of India, paid a state visit to Austria. She was accompanied by a high ranking business delegation from FICCI, ASSOCHAM and CII.

From 5th to 7th October 2011 H.E. Shrimati Pratibha Patil, President of India, paid an official visit to Austria accompanied by a high ranking business delegation from FICCI, ASSOCHAM and CII.

The agenda included not only an Austria-India Business Forum held at our Head Office, the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, in Vienna but also the signing of two Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) between the two countries.

One MoU was signed on technology specification cooperation in the field of railways and will enable the extension of India's rail capacity, extension of rail lines, modernisation of infrastructure and rolling stock. The agreement also includes technical assistance by providing specialised professionals, technicians and training of railways staff.

The second MoU was signed on cooperation in science and technology and will be open to all fields of research of mutual interest.

 

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Heinz Fischer, President of Austria, Pratibha Patil, President of India and Christoph Leitl, President of the Austrian Federal Chamber of Commerce 


  

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