The Crown Prince and Princess of Denmark call on the President

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On February 28, 2023, Crown Prince Frederik and Princess Mary of Denmark met Draupadi Murmu, President of India at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

An Overview of the news:

  • India-Denmark relations have grown stronger in every sense in the last few years. President Draupadi Murmu expressed confidence that bilateral trade and investment between the two countries would grow significantly.

  • Climate change is an area or subject on which there is a wide convergence of views and interests of India and Denmark.

  • India has positioned itself on the path of 'climate friendly development'. India has launched a new mission called 'LIFE - Lifestyle for Environment' to respect nature along with sustainable lifestyle.

Lifestyle for the Environment (LiFE):

  • The idea of LIFE was brought by India during the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow in the year 2021.

  • It promotes an environmentally conscious lifestyle that focuses on 'careful and deliberate use' rather than 'reckless and wasteful consumption'.

  • It seeks to leverage the potential of social networks to influence social norms related to climate.


  • Capital: Copenhagen

  • Currency: Danish Krone (DKK)

  • Form of government: Constitutional monarchy (Queen- Margretha II)

  • Prime Minister: Mette Frederiksen

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