PM to meet Nordic leaders, Swedish CEOs in Stockholm

The Prime Minister's visit to the state coincides with the birth anniversary of Dalit icon BR Ambedkar

Mr. Modi's hectic day of meetings began with his reception by His Majesty the King, with Crown Princess Victoria present, at 1p.m. IST, following which he joined a bilateral discussion with Mr. Löfven at Sager House, the official residence of the Prime Minister of Sweden.

Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi reached Stockholm early on April 17 on a bilateral visit to Sweden. The relationship between both countries has grown in intensity over the years and has a huge potential. The two leaders had a productive exchange of views on bilateral and regional issues.

One of the visitors hailed the Union Government's project of Digital India while saying, "We hope that the foreign visits of Prime Minister Modi will strengthen Digital India and his aim of taking lessons from foreign technology and then apply in India will also be fulfilled".


Modi arrived in the Swedish capital on Monday, making it the first bilateral visit by an Indian premier to the Nordic nation in 30 years. "Call on King of Sweden, bilateral meeting with @SwedishPM & 4 Nordic countries' leaders, roundtable meeting with Swedish CEOs, call by Leader of Opposition, India-Nordic Summit and Community event", external affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted. Sweden is the first stop of PM Modi's five-day three-nation tour. Leaders exchanged views on strengthening bilateral cooperation across several sectors.

"In a special gesture exuding warmth and hospitality, PM Modi and his Swedish counterpart travelled together in the same vehicle from the airport to the hotel".

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