PM to hold talks with Norwegian PM Erna Solberg in New Delhi

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks with his Norwegian counterpart Ms Erna Solberg in New Delhi today. Ms Solberg arrived in New Delhi yesterday on a three-day visit to India. She is accompanied by senior officials from her government and a large business delegation.

Ms Solberg will be accorded ceremonial reception at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan this morning. She will pay homage to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat.

During the talks in the afternoon, both sides will review the progress in bilateral cooperation and will discuss ways to further expand the multifaceted partnership in areas of common interest.

Several agreements will be signed after the talks including one on facilitating dialogue to boost bilateral trade which currently stands at 1.2 billion dollars. India and Norway enjoy close and multifaceted ties and economic and technical cooperation are important facets of the bilateral relation.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is scheduled to call on the visiting dignitary. Ms Solberg will call on President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu.

The Hindu


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