Extending a warm welcome, the members termed Modi “a person of great prominence on India’s political landscape.”
PM Modi and Belgian PM Charles Michel holding restricted talks PMO/Twitter
PM Modi interacting with members of European Parliament and Belgian Parliament PMO/Twitter
“EU can learn a lot from the Indian experience in fighting Islamic extremism as India has first-hand knowledge in dealing with the issue,” they said in a letter.
PM Modi is on a three-nation tour. In Brussels, he will attend the 13th India-EU Summit. From Brussels, PM Modi will leave for Washington to attend the Nuclear Security Summit on March 31 and April 1 and from there he will travel to Saudi Arabia on a two-day visit with a focus on boosting energy and security cooperation.
Infosys employee Raghavendran Ganeshan, who went missing since the 22 March terror attacks in Brussels, was the sole Indian victim in the ISIS attacks at metro train at Molenbeek station.
Thirty-two people were killed and hundreds injured when three Islamic State suicide bombers targeted the international airport and the metro station in Brussels on March 22.
Modi also met with Indologists and members of the European Parliament at Steigenberger Wiltcher’s on Avenue Louise.