French President Emmanuel Macron took to social media to share a heartfelt video montage encapsulating significant moments from PM Modi’s visit to France. In the Twitter post, Macron expressed his appreciation for the trust and friendship shared by the people of India. The video prominently features PM Modi receiving France’s highest civilian and military honor, the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour, with the two leaders sharing a warm embrace.
Within the video, PM Modi can be heard expressing his gratitude, stating that the honor bestowed upon him is not only a personal recognition but also a matter of pride for the 1.4 billion Indians he represents.
Macron Shares Memorable Moments of PM Modi’s Visit
Emmanuel Macron included accompanying notes, addressing PM Modi as “Dear Narendra” and expressing gratitude for his presence on the occasion of Bastille Day. The video also showcases PM Modi participating as the guest of honor in the Bastille Day parade, alongside the Indian military contingent. It pays homage to the historic alliance between India and France, with Indian soldiers parading on the Champs-Élysées in Paris over a century ago.
President Macron’s remarks in the video highlight the intention to strengthen the historic relationship of trust between the two countries, enabling collaboration in addressing international crises and global challenges. PM Modi acknowledges the significance of the momentous occasion and the attention it garners from viewers worldwide.
PM Modi Receives France’s Highest Civilian and Military Honor
Additionally, during the visit, the leaders unveiled the ‘India-France Indo-Pacific Roadmap’, underscoring their commitment to an inclusive, secure, and free Indo-Pacific region. The CEO Forum brought together business leaders from both nations, where PM Modi highlighted ongoing economic reforms and encouraged French companies to explore opportunities in India.
The visit and the shared initiatives reaffirm the deep-rooted trust and friendship between India and France, setting the stage for enhanced cooperation and bilateral ties in various spheres.