PM Narendra Modi holds talks with Norwegian PM Erna Solberg

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held delegation level talks with his Norwegian counterpart Erna Solberg.

“Exploring new avenues for deepening bilateral relationship. PM @narendramodi and PM Norway @erna_solberg held delegation level talks. Discussed bolstering relations in trade & investment, blue economy, oceans & marine resources, climate change, SDGs & renewable energy,” Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.

“PM @erna_solberg and PM @narendramodi had fruitful discussions pertaining to aspects relating to the ocean economy.” PMO tweeted.

Prime Minister Solberg, who arrived In Delhi on Monday, was accorded a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan this morning.

“Norwegian PM @erna_solberg accorded ceremonial reception @rashtrapatibhvn in the presence of PM @narendramodi. PM Solberg is on 2-day State Visit accompanied by a large business delegation and will deliver the inaugural address @raisinadialogue,” Kumar said

Ahead of delegation level talks Prime Minister Modi welcomed Erna Solberg to India.

“Adding strength and momentum to our relationship. PM @narendramodi warmly welcomed his Norwegian counterpart @erna_solberg to India ahead of delegation-level talks. The leaders last met at India-Nordic Summit in April 2018. India & Norway share warm and friendly relationship,” Kumar added.

Earlier in the day, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on Solberg and the two leaders had a good exchange of views on expanding ties across all sectors.

“EAM @SushmaSwaraj called on PM of Norway @erna_solberg today morning. Good exchange of views on expanding ties across all sectors. Immense opportunity to cooperate in blue economy, shipping, fisheries & aquaculture and renewable energy,” Raveesh Kumar tweeted.