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Ludhiana, October 9
The Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen is on a three-day visit to India. On Saturday, October 9, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with the Matte focusing on expanding bilateral cooperations in different areas including trade, investment and renewable energy.
On Saturday morning, Frederiksen arrived at the Delhi airport and started her three-day visit.
In the media statements after the talks, Narendra Modi reportedly said that during the talks, the progress of the India-Denmark Green Strategic partnership was reviewed.
Further, four agreements have reportedly been inked that would strengthen cooperation in areas of science and technology, skill development, and climate change.
Mette Frederiksen reportedly said that India and Denmark’s cooperation was an example of green growth and green transition go hand in hand.
Four agreements signed
- The first agreement was signed between Council of Scientific and Industrial Research- National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad, Aarhus University, Denmark and Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland on mapping of groundwater resources and aquifers.
- The second one was signed between the Danish Patent and Trademark Office and the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research on Traditional knowledge Digital Library Access Agreement.
- The third MoU was to establish a Centre of Excellence towards natural refrigerants for tropical climates with potential applications. It was signed between the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru and Danfoss Industries Private Limited.
The fourth one was a Joint Letter of Intent between the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of the Republic of India and The Government of the Kingdom of Denmark.