India, Sweden Can Deepen Ties In Technology, Research Sectors: PM Modi

India, Sweden Can Deepen Ties In Technology, Research Sectors: PM Modi

PM Modi also said the issue of climate change is a priority for both the countries.

India and Sweden can deepen their partnership in several sectors, including smart cities, e-mobility, smart grids and waste management, as also on key priority areas like the important issue of climate change, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday.

In his opening remarks at a virtual summit with Swedish premier Stefan Lofven, PM Modi said, "We can further our relationship in innovation, technology, investment, start-ups and research."

The prime minister said shared values such as democracy, human rights, rule of law, equality, freedom and justice strengthen the relations and mutual cooperation between India and Sweden.

"Smart cities, water treatment, waste management, circular economy, smart grids, e-mobility, digital transformation and several other sectors have potential where we can deepen our partnership," he added.

The prime minister also expressed solidarity with the people of Sweden on behalf of all Indian citizens for the recent violent attacks in Sweden and wished for a speedy recovery of those injured.

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