[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg has arrived in New Delhi on a three-day state visit to India. She was accompanied by senior officials from her government and a large business delegation. She will participate in the Indo-Norwegian Business Conference.
Tomorrow, Ms Solberg will be accorded ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan. She will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. She will also call on President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will call on the visiting dignitary.
The Norwegian Prime Minister will deliver the Inaugural address at the Raisina Dialogue.
The visit of Prime Minister of Norway will provide an opportunity to review the progress in bilateral cooperation between the two countries and discuss ways to further expand the multifaceted partnership in areas of common interest.
India and Norway enjoy close and multifaceted ties and economic and technical cooperation are important facets of the bilateral relation. More than 100 Norwegian companies have invested in India in areas such as ship-building, petroleum related services, hydropower, clean energy and IT services. Several major Indian companies are also present in Norway.
India and Norway have shared the interest in sustainable use of ocean resources for the growth of the economies.