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Indian students in France want to reach 20,000 by 2025: French minister

France wants the number of Indian students in the country to increase to 20,000 by 2025, French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna said on Wednesday.

Kolona is currently on a three-day tour of India.

“We want the number of Indian students to reach 20,000 by 2025. I know this is an ambitious goal, but I also know that between India and France, the sky is the limit,” he told students at Lady Shri. Said during a conversation with. Ram College here.

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The French minister stressed that gender balance in education is a necessity.

“A lot has changed when it comes to gender balance but we are still not there,” she said.

As part of her official visit from September 13-15, Kolona will travel to Mumbai for engagements with industry leaders and site visits on Thursday.

She will hold talks with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on 14 September on bilateral, regional and international issues of mutual interest.

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