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Modi meets Swedish PM ahead of talks

IANS  |  Stockholm 

Indian met his Swedish counterpart ahead of their bilateral summit here on Tuesday.

"A relationship that has grown in intensity over the years and has a huge potential! PM @narendramodi met with @SwedishPM Stefan Löfven," tweeted.

"The two leaders had a productive exchange of views on bilateral and regional issues," Kumar said.

Earlier in the day, called on Sweden's Gustaf at the here and the two leaders exchanged views on strengthening bilateral cooperation.

Following Tuesday's summit, a number of agreements across various sectors are expected to be signed.

This apart, 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 -- 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.

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

This is the first prime ministerial visit from to in 30 years after Rajiv Gandhi's visit in 1988.

After attending an Indian community event here late on Tuesday night, Modi will depart for on the second leg of his tour.



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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 15:56 IST