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Modi arrives in Sweden

IANS  |  Stockholm 

Indian arrived here on Monday evening to a warm welcome on the first leg of his three-nation tour of that will also see him going to Britain and

Breaking protocol, Swedish received at the airport here with a warm handshake.

This is the first prime ministerial visit from to in 30 years after the visit of in 1988.

On Tuesday, will hold a bilateral summit with Lofven following which a number of agreements are expected to be signed.

This apart, Modi and Lofven will attend a round table of Swedish CEOs.

and will on Tuesday also co-host the first ever India-Nordic Summit, where, apart from Modi and Lofven, the Prime Ministers of the other four of Denmark, Finland, and will also be present.

Modi will hold separate bilateral meetings with the leaders of the other four on the sidelines of the summit.

From Sweden, Modi will leave for Britain where he will hold a bilateral summit with British on April 18.

On April 19-20, he will attend this year's Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in

While returning from Britain on April 20, he will stop over in where he will a meet German

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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 01:04 IST
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