Prime Minister Modi meets Prime Minister of Sweden, Mr. Stefan Lofven, on his Visit to Sweden, United Kingdom and Germany from April 16- 20, 2018

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi being welcomed by the Prime Minister of Sweden, Mr. Stefan Lofven, on his arrival, at Stockholm, Sweden on April 16, 2018.

Prime Minister calls on His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden at Royal Palace in Stockholm, Sweden (April 17, 2018)

Modi’s visit to Sweden, comes at an appropriate time and India’s outreach to the wider Nordic region with the first India-Nordic summit is most welcome. Sweden has been a strong supporter of India’s “Make in India” campaign with the Swedish Prime Minister leading a big delegation to the Mumbai summit in 2016.

Prime Minister with Nordic Prime Ministers from Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Finland at the First India-Nordic Summit at Stockholm (April 17, 2018)

The highlight of Prime Minister of India visit to Sweden was the signing of the Joint Innovation Partnership pact and adoption of the Joint Action Plan. The Joint Innovation Partnership is aimed at embedding the wider relationship in a larger innovation ecosystem in order to “initiate a multi-stakeholder Innovation Partnership for a Sustainable Future, underpinning the mutual commitment to drive prosperity and growth and address societal challenges such as climate change and sustainable development through innovation”

Prime Minister and Stefan Lofven, Prime Minister of Sweden interact with Swedish CEOs in Stockholm (April 17, 2018)

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