SME Times News Bureau | 16 Apr, 2018
Modi will meet business leaders from
India and Sweden in his Sweden
and the United Kingdom for bilateral meetings and for the
India-Nordic Summit and the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting
during 17-20 April.
Lofven and I will also have the opportunity to interact with top
business leaders of both the countries and chart out a future roadmap
of cooperation with focus on trade and investment, innovation, S&T,
skill development, smart cities, clean energy, digitization and
health. I would also call on His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf, King
of Sweden, Modi
said prior to his visit to Sweden and the United Kingdom.
17th April, I will be in Stockholm on the invitation of Swedish Prime
Minister Stefan Lofven. This is my first visit to Sweden. India and
Sweden share warm and friendly ties. Our partnership is based on
democratic values and commitment to an open, inclusive and rule-based
global order, he added.
and Sweden will jointly organize the India-Nordic Summit in Stockholm
on 17th April with the Prime Ministers of Finland, Norway, Denmark
and Iceland. The Nordic countries have globally recognized strengths
in clean technologies, environmental solutions, ports modernization,
cold-chains, skill development and innovation. Nordic competencies
fit well with our vision for India’s transformation.
18th April 2018, Modi will be in London on the invitation of Prime
Minister Theresa May. I had last visited the UK in November 2015.
and the United Kingdom share a modern partnership bound by strong
visit to London presents another opportunity for both countries to
infuse fresh momentum to this growing bilateral engagement. I will be
focusing on enhancing India-UK partnership in the areas healthcare,
innovation, digitization, electric mobility, clean energy, and cyber
security, Modi said.
the theme of 'Living Bridge', I will also have the opportunity to
meet people from various walks of life who have enriched the
multi-faceted India-UK relationship, he added.