NEW DELHI: In the first bilateral visit by an Indian premier to the Nordic nation in 30 years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off his 3-nation visit on Monday. The Prime Minister is on a five-day visit to three European countries – Sweden, United Kingdom, and Germany.
Following his landing in Stockholm, PM Modi was greeted by his Swedish counterpart Stefan Lofven. The two Prime Ministers travelled together in the same vehicle from the airport to the hotel.
Later, the Prime Minister met the Indian diaspora outside a hotel in Sweden.
India and Sweden are jointly organising the India-Nordic Summit in Stockholm on Tuesday, which will also be attended by the prime ministers of Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland.
Later, PM Modi will fly to the UK where he will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) and hold bilateral talks with his British counterpart Theresa May.
On Wednesday evening, PM Modi will address “Bharat Ki Baat, Sabke Saath” in a globally broadcast…