Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf in New Delhi. King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden, who began their five-day India visit on Monday were accorded ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. “PM @narendramodi welcomed Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf & HM Queen Silvia of Sweden at Hyderabad House in New Delhi for the delegation level talks,” Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.
ðŸ‡®ðŸ‡³-ðŸ‡¸ðŸ‡ª| Building greater convergences.— Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) December 2, 2019
PM @narendramodi welcomed Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf & HM Queen Silvia of Sweden at Hyderabad House in New Delhi for the delegation level talks. pic.twitter.com/tjgLZFwRaa
In the meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf jointly inaugurated the India Sweden High-Level Dialogue on Innovation Policy. Both the countries look forward to jointly implement projects in strategic areas such as sustainable energy and artificial intelligence (AI) etc.
The high-level dialogue between India and Sweden will look forward to jointly formulate and implement short and long-term projects in strategic areas. India-Sweden ties saw a northward trend as the bilateral trade volume touched USD 3.37 billion in 2018.
King Gustaf who is on a third visit to India also met President Ram Nath Kovind on ways to further boost relations.