Copenhagen [Denmark]May 4 (ANI): In addition to the second India-Nordic summit in Copenhagen, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met on Wednesday with Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin and discussed ways to further cement this partnership in trade, investment, technology and other such sectors.
This was the first personal meeting between the two leaders.
“Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Sanna Marin met in Copenhagen. The development partnership between India and Finland is growing rapidly. Both leaders discussed ways to further cement this partnership in trade, investment, technology and other such sectors,” the Prime Minister’s Office tweeted. Minister of India.
Both sides expressed satisfaction with the progress made in the implementation of the results of the bilateral virtual summit held on 16 March 2021, read the press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Both leaders noted that areas such as sustainability, digitalisation and cooperation in science and education were important pillars of the bilateral partnership. They discussed opportunities to expand collaboration in the areas of new and emerging technologies such as AI, quantum computers, future mobile technologies, clean technologies and smart networks, added the release.
Furthermore, PM Modi invited Finnish companies to cooperate with Indian companies and take advantage of the enormous opportunities that the Indian market offers, especially in telecom infrastructure and digital transformations.
Discussions were also held on regional and global developments and on increased cooperation in international organizations.
Following the bilateral talks, Prime Minister Modi will attend the India-Nordic summit in Denmark, before traveling to Paris to meet with newly elected President Emmanuel Macron on the last day of his three-day European visit on Wednesday.
The second India-Nordic summit will see the prime ministers of Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Sweden and Norway, and will follow up the first summit that took place in Stockholm, Sweden in 2018.
“The summit will focus on topics such as post-pandemic economic recovery, climate change, innovation and technology, renewable energy, the evolving global security scenario and India-Nordic cooperation in the Arctic region,” PM Modi said in a statement. begins the three-day visit on Sunday.
Following the summit, the Prime Minister is scheduled to make a brief stopover in Paris for a meeting with Emmanuel Macron, France’s newly elected president. (ANI)