French President Emmanuel Macron is set to visit India, with talks focusing on cooperation in defence, trade, climate change, clean energy, and the mobility of students and professionals. Negotiations are underway for India’s procurement of 26 Rafale-M fighter jets and three French-designed Scorpene submarines. Macron’s visit aims to strengthen the strategic partnership between France and India, with a particular focus on advancing cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region. The visit will also emphasize France’s commitment to creating opportunities for Indian students, artists, investors, and tourists. Macron will attend Republic Day celebrations and meet with Indian President Droupadi Murmu.