Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be hold a summit via video-conferencing with his Finland counterpart Sanna Marin on Tuesday (March 16) that will provide a “blueprint” for the future expansion of the bilateral partnership.
PM Modi will be holding the virtual summit with the Prime Minister of the Finland H.E. Ms Sanna Marin on Tuesday, an official release of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.
The release further added that both India and Finland enjoy warm and friendly relations based on shared values of democracy, freedom and rules based international order. The statement also added how both nations have a very close cooperation when it comes to trade, investment, education, innovation, Science and Technology.
“Both countries have very close cooperation in the areas of trade and investment, education, innovation, Science and Technology as well as Research and Development. Both sides also have ongoing collaboration in the joint development of a Quantum Computer using Artificial Intelligence to address societal challenges,” MEA said in their release.
“Around 100 Finnish companies are actively operating in India in various sectors such as telecom, elevators, machinery and energy including Renewable Energy. Around 30 Indian companies are also active in Finland mainly in IT, auto-components and hospitality sector.”
“During the Summit, the two leaders will cover the entire spectrum of bilateral relationship and will also exchange views on regional and global issues of mutual interest. The Virtual Summit will provide a blueprint for the future expansion and diversification of India-Finland Partnership,” it concluded.