The Spain-India Council Foundation participated in the events organized on the occasion of the State Visit.
The Spain-India Council Foundation participated in the events organized on the occasion of the State Visit of Her Excellency the President of the Republic of India, Mrs. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, during the month of April, 2009. It was a historic visit, as it was the first time an Indian Head of State had visited Spain, giving new impetus to bilateral relations and culminating what can be considered as a new stage in the relationship between the two countries.
The Foundation, through its President, its Vice-Presidents, the Secretary General and some members of the Board of Trustees, was present at, among other ceremonies, the reception hosted by the Honorable Ambassador of India to Spain for the Indian community at the Ritz Hotel, the presentation of the Gold Key to the City by the Mayor of Madrid, H.E. Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón, the Gala Dinner in honor of H.E. the President of the Republic of India hosted by Their Majesties the King and Queen at the Royal Palace of Madrid, and the meeting with entrepreneurs at the Ritz Hotel.