His Excellency Mauricio Macri the President of the Argentine Republic along with his ministerial delegation met The Governor of Maharashtra CH. Vidyasagar Rao and State Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis at Raj Bhavan, Mumbai on Tuesday, 19th February. Juliana Awada Wife of the Argentine President and Smt CH. Vinodha wife of Maharashtra Governor was also present. The Argentina's President was on an official visit to India and was also part of the India-Argentina business forum meet.
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, Argentina President Mauricio Macri, Juliana Awada Wife of the Argentine President Governor CH. Vidyasagar Rao and Smt CH. Vinodha wife of Maha Governor
President Mauricio Macri said “His country is ready to sign an agreement with Maharashtra for cooperation in the agriculture sector. Argentina will send a business delegation to Maharashtra to discuss avenues for cooperation in the post-harvesting storage of foodgrains with the help of Argentina’s silo bags”. He alaso assured that Argentina will work with India in the country’s fight against terrorism.
Thanking Argentina’s President the Governor of Maharashtra said “for visiting India in this year of completion of 70 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries, the Governor said Argentina’s cooperation in the agriculture sector will help in doubling the income of farmers by 2022, as envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis informed the visiting President about the ongoing infrastructure projects in Maharashtra including the creation of Metro Rail Network and the Coastal Road.