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Successful bilateral meeting between PM Narendra Modi and PM Lars Løkke Rasmussen

18.04.2018  14:40

Tuesday 17 April Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen met with Indian Prime Minister Modi in Stockholm. The bilateral meeting took place in the margin of the Nordic-Indo Summit in Stockholm with Prime Ministers from all five Nordic countries. It marks a milestone in the Indo-Danish bilateral relationship and was welcomed by both sides.

Both Prime Ministers’ confirmed their interest in strengthening bilateral ties and increasing cooperation within clean and sustainable energy, climate, agriculture, food safety, urbanization and smart cities, among others. In addition, four new agreements were exchanged, one within smart cities and three within agriculture, where Denmark has important strongholds.

During the meeting the two Prime Ministers agreed to restart the Indo-Danish Joint Commission, when the Indian Minister of External Affairs visits Copenhagen later this year. Last but not least, the two Prime Ministers confirmed the opening of a Danish Cultural Institute in New Delhi, which will open its doors in 2018.

After a fruitful summit the six Prime Ministers released a Joint Statement