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PM Modi calls on Sweden King, discusses bilateral cooperation

Press Trust of India  |  Stockholm 

today called on Swedish Gustaf 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 received at the airport. Modi and Lofven also travelled together in the same vehicle from the airport to the hotel.

He will also hold bilateral meetings with his Swedish counterpart and leaders of four other Nordic nations.

"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," tweeted.

"Royal start to the day! PM @narendramodi called on His Majesty the Gustaf of Leaders exchanged views on strengthening bilateral cooperation across several sectors," Kumar said.

Modi is 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).

Earlier, ahead of his visit, Modi said in 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 tomorrow. 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 also attend the CHOGM, besides holding bilateral talks with his British counterpart

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

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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 15:20 IST