Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg will be paying a State visit to India from 7-9 January 2019 at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Prime Minister Solberg will be accompanied by senior officials from her government and a large business delegation.
During the visit, Prime Minister Solberg will call on President and Vice President and hold talks with the Prime Minister of India. The External Affairs Minister will call on Prime Minister Solberg.
Prime Minister Solberg will deliver the Inaugural address at the Raisina Dialogue. She will also address India-Norway Business Summit.
India and Norway enjoy close and multifaceted ties. Economic and technical cooperation are important facets of India-Norway bilateral relation. More than 100 Norwegian companies have invested in India in areas such as ship-building, petroleum-related services, hydropower, clean energy, and IT services. Several major Indian companies are also present in Norway. The two countries have shared interest in sustainable use of ocean resources for the growth of our economies.
The upcoming visit of Prime Minister Solberg will provide an opportunity to the two sides to review the progress in bilateral cooperation and discuss ways to further expand the multifaceted partnership in areas of common interest.