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'India, Belgium need to take advantage of talent strength'

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Huge opportunities for cooperation exist between and Belgium and both the countries need to take advantage of each other's talent strength, Belgium's King Philippe said today.

Addressing businesses of both the countries here, he said is a global leader in IT sector and it has long been a home to the best brains in mathematics.

"We must continue to learn from each other and take advantage of each other's talent strength," he added.

He also said interaction between industry leaders at the India-belgium Business Forum would yield fruitful

is Belgium's second largest export destination and third largest trade partner outside European Union.

In 2016-17, bilateral trade between the countries stood at USD 12.3 billion.

Belgium's King Philippe held talks with Prime Minister Modi yesterday to strengthen bilateral ties.

The Belgian king is accompanied by six ministers and a high-powered business delegation comprising CEOs of 86 Belgian companies.

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First Published: Wed, November 08 2017. 22:13 IST