New Delhi: Prime Minister of Norway, H.E. Ms. Erna Solberg was paid a State visit to India from 7-9 January, 2019 at the invitation of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. Prime Minister Solberg was accompanied by senior officials from her government and a large business delegation.
During the visit, Prime Minister Solberg was called on Rashtrapatiji and Vice President and holds talks with the Prime Minister of India. The External Affairs Minister Smt. Sushma Swaraj was called on Prime Minister Solberg.
Prime Minister Solberg was delivered the Inaugural address at the Raisina Dialogue. She was also address India-Norway Business Summit.
India and Norway enjoy close and multifaceted ties. Economic and technical cooperation are important facets of our bilateral relation. More than 100 Norwegian companies have invested in India in areas such as ship-building, petroleum related services, hydropower, clean energy and IT services. Several major Indian companies are also present in Norway. India and Norway have shared interest in sustainable use of ocean resources for growth of our economies.
The upcoming visit of Prime Minister Solberg was provide an opportunity to the two sides to review the progress in bilateral cooperation and discuss ways to further expand the multifaceted partnership in areas of common interest.