Norwegian PM Erna Solberg in India


Norway Prime Minister Erna Solberg will be in India from Monday for a three-day visit, making her the first foreign leader and head of government to visit New Delhi in 2019.

During her visit, she will call on President Ramnath Kovind,Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu and hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, which is the main day of engagement. She will leave on Wednesday.

According to a release by Norway’s embassy, “Business cooperation, sustainable use of the oceans and implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals will feature high on the Prime Minister’s agenda.”

Her other engagements include an address at the Indian-Norwegian Business Summit, the opening of the new “green embassy” compound and visit to a school in Ghaziabad, with special emphasis on efforts to further education for young girls. Solberg will also deliver the Inaugural address at the Raisina Dialogue.

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