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.
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.
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”