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Swaraj holds talks with counterpart from Iceland

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Saturday held wide-ranging talks with her counterpart from Guolaugur or on ways to deepen bilateral ties in areas of trade, investment and

Por arrived here Friday on board the inaugural flight between and Reykjavik, the capital of

At the meeting, Swaraj said is a in and cooperation in this sector could benefit India's transition to mix and help it in achieving ambitious targets, according to

"EAM @SushmaSwaraj and Iceland @GudlaugurThor discussed enhancing cooperation in trade & investment, renewable energy, specially geothermal energy, blue economy with a focus on fisheries, tourism and culture at the delegation-level talks," he tweeted.

India's ties with Iceland have witnessed steady progress in the last few years.

Iceland was the first Nordic country to publicly extend support to India's candidature for permanent membership of the Security Council.

It was one of the countries co-sponsoring India's resolution at the UN to declare June 21 as the "International Day of Yoga".

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 13:50 IST