Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first foreign trip in 2022, from May 2 to May 4, PM will visit France, Germany, and Denmark. Further, as a part of the visit, the Prime Minister will address the Indian Diaspora in Berlin and Copenhagen. According to the government sources on Saturday. Apart from bilateral meetings with leaders of several countries, two power-packed events have also been planned.
“We are very excited to have Prime Minister in our midst. Artists from all over the place have been brought in for cultural performances, which will be brief. People here are looking to hear what the Prime Minister speaks about his vision,” Rajesh Nair, one of the volunteers for the event, told reporters.
A similar event has been scheduled for May 3 in Copenhagen, with an estimated attendance of 1500 people. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will fly to Germany first, then to Denmark, with a quick stopover in Paris on his way back on May 4, PTI reported. PM Modi will stay in Germany and Denmark for one night each. Before his trip to the nations, PM Modi said in a statement, “My visit to Europe comes at a time when the region faces many challenges and choices. Through my engagements, I intend to strengthen the spirit of cooperation with our European partners, who are important companions in India’s quest for peace and prosperity.”
According to a release from the Ministry of External Affairs, PM Modi will conduct bilateral meetings with the Federal Chancellor of Germany Olaf Scholz. Following that, the Prime Minister will proceed to Copenhagen on an official visit at the request of Denmark’s Prime Minister, Mette Frederiksen.
Indian Prime Minister will also meet with other Nordic leaders, including Prime Minister of Iceland Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Prime Minister of Norway Jonas Gahr Støre, and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson, and Prime Minister of Finland Sanna Marin, during the 2nd India-Nordic Summit. On his way back on May 4, 2022, the Prime Minister will make a brief stop in Paris to meet with Emmanuel Macron, President of France. “President Macron and I will share assessments on various regional and global issues and will take stock of ongoing bilateral cooperation. It is my firm belief that two countries that share such similar vision and values for the global order, must work in close cooperation with each other,” PM Modi said in his statement.