Narendra Modi Sweden visit: 10 things on PM's agenda

Apr 17, 2018, 04:57 PM IST

Narendra Modi Sweden visit:  Prime Minister on March 16, 2018, arrived the Swedish capital Stockholm on the first leg of his two-nation European tour. At present, PM Modi is on a five-day visit to Sweden, the United Kingdom and Germany (April 16-20, 2018). In Sweden's capital Stockholm, PM Modi will hold extensive talks with Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, besides attending an India-Nordic Summit. MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar in a tweet said, "PM @narendramodi embarks on a tri-nation visit to Sweden, United Kingdom & Germany from 17-20 April. A visit with a rich bilateral & multilateral content in the form of meetings with other leaders & participation at two multilateral meetings (India-Nordic & Commonwealth Summits)." Here are 10 things on PM Modi's agenda during Sweden visit: 




Narendra Modi Sweden visit: The two prime ministers, PM Modi and his Swedish counterpart Stefan Lofven, will hold bilateral talks today. 


Narendra Modi Sweden visit: Before departing from India, PM Modi said, he and his Swedish counterpart Lofven will have the opportunity to interact with top business leaders and chart out a future road-map of cooperation. Modi said the focus will be on trade and investment, innovation, science and technology, skill development, smart cities, clean energy, digitization and health.


Narendra Modi Sweden visit: The two leaders will also interact with top business leaders of both the countries and chart out a future roadmap of cooperation in sectors such as trade and investment, science and technology, clean energy and smart cities.


Narendra Modi Sweden visit: PM Modi will also call on King of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf.


Narendra Modi Sweden visit: The Prime Minister will take part in the first ever India-Nordic Summit in Stockholm today. Nordic countries include Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway. 


Narendra Modi Sweden visit: On the sidelines of the India-Nordic Summit, Prime Minister will have separate bilateral meetings with Prime Ministers of Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway.


Narendra Modi Sweden visit: India and Sweden will be announcing a Joint Action Plan and sign a Joint Innovation Partnership during the visit.


Narendra Modi Sweden visit: Besides furthering the bilateral cooperation with Sweden, India is intended to showcase opportunities available to the Nordic region in the form of huge market and pool of talent.


Narendra Modi Sweden visit:  At the same time, in a win-win manner, India wants to utilise the innovative technologies that the Nordic Countries have.