Nordic Outreach: Denmark’s PM to reach in New Delhi, first head of presidency to go to India amid COVID disaster | India Information
New Delhi: Denmark Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen might be visiting New Delhi subsequent month and would be the first head of presidency to go to India amid the COVID pandemic. She is predicted to go to India in mid-march, across the fifteenth.
There was vital outreach from New Delhi to Nordics and from Nordics to India. Final yr noticed a digital summit between Denmark’s PM and Indian PM Modi, the primary such summit of the latter with a Nordic nation. India and Denmark have a singular “Inexperienced Strategic Partnership” that may see either side specializing in “inexperienced and climate-friendly applied sciences”, stated a joint assertion launched after the September digital summit.
Curiously, the Indian Prime Minister might be travelling to Denmark later this yr for the 2nd India Nordic summit. The final such India- Nordic summit was in 2018 within the Swedish capital Stockholm. Round 200 Danish firms have invested in India in sectors resembling transport, renewable vitality, surroundings, agriculture, meals processing, sensible city improvement. Round 25 Indian firms are current in Denmark in IT, renewable vitality and engineering.
To this point India has held a digital summit with 3 Nordic countries– Denmark, Sweden and Finland. Through the 3 digital summits, quite a lot of points like expertise, clear vitality, COVID pandemic have been mentioned.
Through the India Sweden digital summit, Sweden’s PM Stefan Löfven stated, “India and EU as democratic superpowers” and “we be part of forces, to construct again extra inclusive societies, it’s extra necessary than ever to reaffirm our shared values and mutual dedication to democracy, rule of regulation, gender equality, human rights and elementary rights”. Each Denmark and Sweden have joined India’s Worldwide Photo voltaic Alliance (ISA).
Whereas through the pandemic, there have been visits–both incoming and outcoming at international ministers’ stage, no head of state or authorities has visited up to now. The final go to to India on the head of state was in February. The then Myanmar President U Win Myint had visited India from February from twenty sixth to twenty ninth throughout which he had visited Agra and Bodh Gaya. February additionally the go to of the then US President Donald Trump, throughout which he visited Ahmedabad and Agra.