Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg receives ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan
Delhi: Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg receives ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, says, “I am excited to be in India. We hope for good friendship & partnership with India on oceans, sustainable development and also bilateral issues.”
Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg has arrived in New Delhi on a three-day state visit to India. She was assist 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 keep talks with PM Modi. There are also invited President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will call on the visiting VIP.
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.