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PM Modi takes short walk with Sweden PM in Stockholm

Press Trust of India  |  Stockholm 

and his counterpart today undertook an unusual short walk from the residence of the Swedish to his office for the delegation-level talks where they discussed on how the Nordic country can help in its development journey.

and Lofven undertook the walk from Sogerska to Rosenbad and were seen actively engaging in talks.

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

Lofven received Modi at the airport. Modi and Lofven also travelled together in the same vehicle from the airport to the hotel.

"Walking together! PM @narendramodi and @SwedishPM walk down from the residence of Swedish for the delegation-level talks. can be our important partner in seeking innovative solutions for developmental challenges facing today," tweeted.

"There are excellent opportunities for cooperation in the fields of smart cities, clean technology, universal housing, renewable energy, e-mobility, start-up, waste disposal, and many others with an objective of creating jobs and sustainable development for our people in India," 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).

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. 18:55 IST