Prime Minister to take part in second India-Nordic Summit in Denmark
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the 2nd India-Nordic Summit today along with the Prime Ministers of Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Sweden and Norway.
The summit is being hosted by Denmark.
The India Nordic Summit will help expand India's multifaceted cooperation with the Nordic region.
It will focus on topics such as post-pandemic economic recovery, climate change, innovation and technology, renewable energy, evolving global security landscape and India-Nordic cooperation in the Arctic region.
Nordic countries are important partners in sustainability, renewable energy, digitization and innovation for India.
The main focus of the summit is how to take forward the agenda of bilateral engagement between India and the Nordic countries.
About India-Nordic Summit
Nordic countries include Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Iceland.
India had earlier proposed the idea of the Nordic Summit, which was held in 2018 at Stockholm.
The second summit was scheduled to take place in June 2021, but was postponed amid fears of Covid.
The Nordic countries together have an economy of over $1.6 trillion.
The total bilateral trade between India and the Nordic states is worth $13 billion.
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