AMN / NEW DELHI
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will leave on a five-day visit to Sweden and the UK on Monday. The visit to the two nations aims at enhancing bilateral co-operation in key areas like trade, investments and Science & technology.
On the first leg of his visit, the Prime Minister will attend the first ever India-Nordic Summit at Stockholm, which will be co-hosted by India and Sweden.
Cooperation in key sectors like trade, investments, environment, renewable energy among others will be in focus during the summit, in which leaders of Nordic countries – Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Iceland will be attending.
Mr Modi will also hold bilateral discussions with his Swedish counterpart Stefan Lofven as well as the leaders of Nordic countries to build broad understanding for enhance business and trade and enhance cooperation in the field of Science and Technology.
In London, Mr Modi will take part in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting being hosted by UK. He will also hold bilateral discussions with British Prime Minister, Theresa May during the visit.
The Prime Minister will also address CEO’s forum in Stockholm and London besides addressing Indian Diaspora at the two places.
The Prime Minister will have a brief stopover in Berlin on his way back home on the 20th of this month.
He will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and exchange views on several bilateral, regional and global issues.