New Delhi: President of India, H.E. Mr. Ram Nath Kovind, was paid a State Visit to Benin, The Gambia and Guinea from 28 July to 3 August, 2019. This visit was the first ever visit of HOS/HOG of India to all the three countries. The President of India was accompanied by Shri Pratap Chandra Sarangi, Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises/ Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries and Member of Parliament Shri. Dilip Ghosh.
President was arrived in Conakry, Guinea on 1 August where he was received by President of the Republic of Guinea, Prof. Alpha Conde and was accorded a ceremonial welcome. President of India had delegation level talks with President of Guinea on 2 August. Other elements of the programme include attending State banquet hosted in his honour on 2 August and interaction with the Indian community at a reception on 3 August.