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PM leaves for Sweden, UK & Germany on 5-day visit

New Delhi, Apr 16 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday left for five-day visit to Sweden, the UK and Germany.

Ahead of his visit, Mr Modi tweeted that he was looking forward to deepening bilateral engagement with both the countries in a number of areas, including trade, investment and clean energy.

Apart from bilateral visits to Sweden and the UK, Mr. Modi will attend the India-Nordic Summit and Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Sweden and the United Kingdom respectively.

"At the invitation of Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, Prime Minister Modi will undertake his first visit to Sweden on April 16 to 17. He is scheduled to arrive in Stockholm on April 16 evening and will have a number of meetings on April 17, including an audience with the King of Sweden, King Carl XVI Gustaf, and consultations with Prime Minister Lofven," the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement.

Prime Minister Modi will address a gathering of select Swedish business leaders and will also meet the Indian community in Sweden.

On the sidelines of the India-Nordic Summit, he will have separate bilateral meetings with Prime Ministers of Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway respectively.

The Prime Minister will visit the UK from April 17 to 20 for a bilateral visit and attend CHOGM.

UNI ASH / VT 1942

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