Minister of Commerce & Industry Suresh Prabhu kick-starts “Make in India: Sweden 2017”


Make in India: Sweden 2017, organized by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion in Stockholm, from October 12-13 aims to enhance Indo-Swedish cooperation and explore new areas of partnership.

The Indian delegation led by the Minister of Commerce & Industry, Shri Suresh Prabhu held a bilateral meeting with the Prime Minister of Sweden, Mr. Stefan Löfven. The meeting reiterated the dedication to further strengthening of the Indo-Swedish economic relationship and exploring new avenues of collaboration. The Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Devendra Fadnavis, who was also present at the meeting, invited Swedish companies to visit India and assured them that requisite support will be extended to them.

The main highlight of the day was the second edition of the India-Sweden Business Leaders’ Roundtable (ISBLRT) which focused on cooperation between the two countries, progress update of four joint working groups (Digitization, Smart Cities, Defence and Security and Skill Development) and the work plan for the year to come. The Prime Minister of Sweden inaugurated the second edition of ISBLRT. The Swedish Minister for Enterprise & Innovation, Mr. Mikael Damberg, highlighted Indo-Swedish shared values for growth and cooperation.