PM Narendra Modi to hold virtual summit with Finland counterpart Sanna Marin

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a virtual summit on Tuesday (March 15) with his Finland counterpart Sanna Marin. The two leaders have planned to cover the entire spectrum of the bilateral relationship and exchange views on regional and global issues of mutual interest.

A release from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said the virtual summit will provide a blueprint for the future expansion and diversification of the India-Finland Partnership, according to news agency ANI.

It said India and Finland enjoy warm and friendly relations based on shared values of democracy, freedom and rules-based international order.

The release said 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.

The release said around 100 Finnish companies are actively operating in India in various sectors such as telecom, elevators, machinery and energy including renewable energy and around 30 Indian companies are also active in Finland mainly in IT, auto-components and the hospitality sector.


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