Portuguese PM to visit India next year

Panaji, Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa will visit India in January next year and is likely to make a trip to Goa. 

Consul General of Portugal for Goa Rui Becerra told reporters today that the Portuguese Prime Minister will be visiting India in January 2017, with Goa and Bangalore being on his travel itinerary.

"The Portuguese Prime Minister is coming to India in  January (2017). He is of Goan Indian origin. We are pleased to have him here," Baceira told reporters on the sidelines of Independence Day event here.

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar had in March told the State Legislative Assembly that he would invite Costa to Goa.

PTI