PM Narendra Modi Arrives In Sweden; Welcomed By Swedish PM Stefan Lofven At The Airport

PM Modi Arrives In Sweden; Welcomed By Swedish Prime Minister At The Airport

Stefan Lofven acquired PM Modi on the airport with a handshake (Picture tweeted by Narendra Modi)

Stockholm:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived on Monday night to a heat welcome on the primary leg of his three-nation tour of Europe that can even see him going to Britain and Germany.

Breaking protocol, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven acquired PM Modi on the airport with a heat handshake.

That is the primary prime ministerial go to from India to Sweden in 30 years after the go to of Rajiv Gandhi in 1988.

On Tuesday, PM Modi will maintain a bilateral summit with Mr Lofven following which a lot of agreements are anticipated to be signed.

This aside, PM Modi and Mr Lofven will attend a spherical desk of Swedish CEOs.

India and Sweden will on Tuesday additionally co-host the primary ever India-Nordic Summit, the place, aside from Modi and Lofven, the Prime Ministers of the opposite 4 Nordic international locations of Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway can even be current.

PM Modi will maintain separate bilateral conferences with the leaders of the opposite 4 Nordic international locations on the sidelines of the summit.

From Sweden, PM Modi will depart for Britain the place he’ll maintain a bilateral summit with British Prime Minister Theresa Could on April 18.

On April 19-20, he’ll attend this 12 months’s Commonwealth Heads of Authorities Assembly in London.

Whereas getting back from Britain on April 20, he’ll cease over in Germany the place he’ll meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel.


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