India Buys 36 Rafale Fighter Jets From France : PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ordered 36 French-made Rafale fighter jets realizing the operational necessity of Indian Air force. PM Modi and President of France, Francois Hollande jointly disclosed the matter after a meeting that he had with. Calling France a valued friend, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said there is no such sphere where India and France are not cooperating. Prime Minister heaped praise on France for standing with India on various issues.
As many as 17 agreements, including one on the Jaitapur nuclear project, were signed between Indian and French ministries, companies and research organisations, taking cooperation in the three traditional areas of cooperation of space, nuclear and defense to a new level. The duo later went on a boat ride and Hollande told Modi about the famous places in France.