PM Narendra Modi meets Swedish counterpart, discusses bilateral cooperation

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 04:14
PM Narendra Modi meets Swedish counterpart, discusses bilateral cooperation
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today had a productive exchange of views on bilateral and regional issues with his Swedish counterpart Stefan Lofven and called on Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf. "A relationship that has grown in intensity over the years and has a huge potential! PM @narendramodi met with @SwedishPM Stefan Lofven," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted. Kumar said the two leaders had a "productive exchange of views on bilateral and regional issues."

Earlier, Prime Minister Modi called on King Gustaf and exchanged views on strengthening bilateral cooperation across several sectors. PM Modi arrived in the capital of Sweden, the first bilateral visit by an Indian premier to the Nordic nation in 30 years. Swedish Prime Minister Lofven received PM Modi at the airport.

The two leaders travelled together in the same vehicle from the airport to the hotel. PM Modi will also hold bilateral meetings with leaders of four other Nordic nations - Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland. PM Modi is in Sweden on the first leg of his 5-day foreign tour which will also take him to the UK where he will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).
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