scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Thursday, April 22, 2021

Prime Minister reiterates defence ties with Sweden

Officials also said the issue of teen Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg’s recent comments on the farmers’ protests in India are not an issue to bilateral ties.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi |
Updated: March 6, 2021 6:26:38 am
Another government official connected with the matter said, “The PM is expected on March 12 at the function near Sabarmati Ashram. (File)

As PM Narendra Modi met his Swedish counterpart Stefan Lofven in a video conference on Friday, the two leaders noted that defence is an important area of a long-standing collaboration, amid interest shown by Swedish company Saab to manufacture its Gripen fighter aircraft in India.

Officials also said the issue of teen Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg’s recent comments on the farmers’ protests in India are not an issue to bilateral ties, and the matter did not come up during the summit between the Prime Ministers.

📣 JOIN NOW 📣: The Express Explained Telegram Channel

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App.

  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
0 Comment(s) *
* The moderation of comments is automated and not cleared manually by indianexpress.com.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
x