Warm welcome for Narendra Modi in Sweden

PM Modi meets Indian diaspora in Sweden

'Scripting History' PM Modi Lands in Stockholm, Nordic Leaders to Come Calling

PM Modi, who is accompanied by a business delegation, landed at Stockholm Arlanda Airport on Monday night and was given a warm and personal welcome by Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lfven.

PM Modi will be departing from Sweden for Britain where he would hold a bilateral summit with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday.

This apart, Modi and Lofven will attend a round table of Swedish CEOs.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in the capital of Sweden, where he will jointly organise the India-Nordic Summit in Stockholm.

Later, the Prime Minister met the Indian diaspora outside a hotel in Sweden.

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Ahead of his visit, Modi said in New Delhi that he was looking forward to deepening bilateral engagement with both countries in a number of areas including trade, investment and clean energy. Sweden is the first stop of PM Modi's five-day three-nation tour.

Later in the day, the Prime Ministers of both the countries will sign bilateral agreements followed by a press conference at around 1:30 p.m. (Sweden local time).

From Sweden, Modi will later on Wednesday travel to the United Kingdom where he will also attend the CHOGM, besides holding bilateral talks with his British counterpart Theresa May.

On PM Modi's way back from the United Kingdom on April 20, he will be stopping over in Germany to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Mr. Modi's hectic day of meetings began with his reception by His Majesty the King, with Crown Princess Victoria present, at 1p.m. IST, following which he joined a bilateral discussion with Mr. Löfven at Sager House, the official residence of the Prime Minister of Sweden.

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