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PM meets Swedish counterpart, discusses bilateral cooperation

Press Trust of India  |  Stockholm 

today had a "productive exchange" of views on bilateral and regional issues with his Swedish counterpart and called on Swedish

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

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

Earlier, called on and exchanged views on strengthening bilateral cooperation across several sectors.

arrived here in the capital of yesterday, the first bilateral visit by an Indian to the Nordic nation in 30 years.

Swedish Lofven received Modi at the airport last night. the Two leaders travelled together in the same vehicle from the airport to the hotel.

Modi will also hold bilateral meetings with leaders of four other Nordic nations - Finland, Norway, and

"10 engagements in 10 hours- a hectic day begins for PM @narendramodi in Stockholm! Call on of Sweden, bilateral meeting with @SwedishPM & 4 Nordic countries' leaders, roundtable meeting with Swedish CEOs, call by of Opposition, India-Nordic Summit and Community event," Kumar tweeted.

Modi is here on the first leg of his five-day foreign tour which will also take him to the UK where he will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).

Ahead of his visit, Modi said in that he was looking forward to deepening bilateral engagement with both countries in a number of areas including trade, investment and

Modi had said he and Lofven would interact with top business leaders of both countries and chart out a future roadmap of cooperation in sectors such as trade and investment, science and technology, and smart cities.

and will also jointly organise the India-Nordic Summit in today. The summit will also be attended by the prime ministers of Finland, Norway, and

From Sweden, Modi will tonight travel to the UK where he will attend the CHOGM, besides holding bilateral talks with his British counterpart

He will also have a brief stopover in Berlin, Germany, on April 20 while on his way back home.

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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 15:40 IST