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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: 

 

 

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

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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.

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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.

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

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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. 

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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.

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

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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.

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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.