PM Modi leaves for France after Denmark visit

PM Modi leaves for France after Denmark visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for France after completing his productive' visit to Denmark on Wednesday, during which he held a series of bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Nordic countries and attended the second India-Nordic summit.

The Prime Minister's Office tweeted that PM Narendramodi emplanes for Paris after a productive Denmark visit.

'Strengthened bilateral ties with Denmark. Collaborations with the Nordic countries and the region have been enhanced. PM narendramodi's visit to Copenhagen ends. PM Modi left Paris to hold talks with French President EmmanuelMacron, MEA spokeswoman Arindam Bagchi said.

Modi arrived in Berlin on Tuesday from Berlin on the second leg of his visit to three European nations, held productive talks with his Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen on Tuesday and attended a business summit to discuss economic links.

He also addressed the Indian community and interacted with the Royal Family of Denmark.

Prime Minister Modi attended the second India-Nordic summit on Wednesday, which focused primarily on post-pandemic economic recovery, climate change, renewable energy and the evolving global security scenario.

Prime Minister Modi held separate bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Finland on the sidelines of the summit, during which he discussed ways to deepen bilateral ties and exchanged views on regional and global developments.

My visit to Denmark has been excellently productive. The programmes covered a wide range of topics including diplomatic meetings, boosting cultural and commercial links and engagement with the Indian community. After wrapping up his Denmark trip, Modi tweeted after thanking PM Frederiksen, the government and people of Denmark.

The India-Nordic Summit gave a great platform to discuss ways to boost ties with the Nordic nations. The bilateral meetings with Nordic leaders were productive. Modi said I look forward to working with them in various sectors aimed at furthering prosperity.

Modi will meet Emmanuel Macron during a short stop in Paris while on his way to India. He will be the first world leader to have a face-to-face meeting with Macron after the re-election of the French President in April.

After his re-election, Modi had congratulated Macron.

Congratulations to my friend EmmanuelMacron on being re-elected. I look forward to work together to deepen the India-French Strategic Partnership, and I look forward to that," Modi said.

Before leaving Europe, Modi said: President Macron has very recently been re-elected, and my visit just ten days after the result will not only allow me to express my personal congratulations in person, but also reaffirm the close friendship between the two countries. This will give us the chance to set the tone for the next phase of the India-France Strategic Partnership. President Macron and I will take stock of ongoing bilateral cooperation and share assessments on various regional and global issues. He said that it is my firm belief that two countries that share the same vision and values for the global order must work in close cooperation with each other.