Prime Minister to take part in second India-Nordic Summit in Denmark

Tags: Latest Summits

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.

Please Rate this article, so that we can improve the quality for you -