India, Denmark sign 4 agreements
- India and Denmark have inked four agreements and decided to expand cooperation following bilateral talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen in New Delhi.
- The agreements were signed in the field of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Traditional Knowledge Digital Library.
- It has also been decided on establishing a Centre of Excellence towards natural refrigerants for tropical climates with potential applications and on mapping of ground water resources and aquifers.
About the Meeting
- This was the first summit-level visit to India since the COVID pandemic, and the first State visit by a Danish leader since a bilateral freeze on ties a decade ago.
- The two countries underlined the warm and friendly relations based on shared principles and values of democracy, rule of law and respect for human rights.
- In a joint statement issued after the talks, both agreed to enhance efforts for:
- Reforming and strengthening multilateralism
- Rules-based international order, including freedom of navigation.
- India and Denmark signed two agreements on research in climate change
- Another MoU on setting up a “green hydrogen” electrolyser plant was signed between Reliance Industries and Danish company Stiesdal Fuel Technologies.