Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a significant update regarding post-study visas for Indian students pursuing a master’s degree in France. Previously, these students were granted a two-year work visa upon completion of their studies. However, during his address to the Indian community at LA Seine Musicale in Paris, PM Modi revealed that Indian students pursuing master’s degrees in France will now be eligible for a long-term post-study visa of five years. This news was met with a warm reception from the audience. Read More Business News on our website.

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PM Modi arrived in Paris for an official two-day visit and received a ceremonial welcome at the airport, where he was greeted by French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne. The Prime Minister expressed his joy at visiting France on the country’s National Day and extended his congratulations to the people.

During his address, PM Modi highlighted the strong bond between India and France, exemplified by his attendance at the National Day Parade alongside French President Emmanuel Macron. He referred to this friendship as “unbreakable.” The Prime Minister also commended India’s growth in the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) system.

Furthermore, PM Modi announced an agreement between India and France for the use of UPI in France. This partnership will begin with the iconic Eiffel Tower, allowing Indian tourists to make payments in Indian Rupees through UPI. PM Modi also emphasized the longstanding collaboration between India and France in archaeological missions, which have expanded from Chandigarh to Ladakh. Additionally, he highlighted the digital infrastructure sector as another area that strengthens the ties between the two countries.

As a guest of honor, Prime Minister Modi will attend the Bastille Day Parade upon the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macron. This visit also commemorates the 25th anniversary of the India-France Strategic Partnership.

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