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PM Modi is an inspiration to the rest of the world, says Danish PM on his three-day visit to India

New Delhi: Danish Prime Minister Mette Fredriksson said on Saturday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has set an ambitious climate target for renewable energy, is an inspirational figure to the rest of the world.

“You (PM Modi) are an inspiration to the rest of the world as you have set some very ambitious goals for clean water and renewable energy to over one million homes. I am proud that you have accepted my invitation. . to visit Denmark,” Denmark PM said after bilateral meeting with PM Modi.

PM Modi’s target of 450 GW of renewable energy by 2030 is considered a challenging target.

Fredrickson noted that both democratic nations believe in an international system based on rules.

“The cooperation between India and Denmark is a great example of how green development and green transition can go hand in hand,” he said.

The Danish Prime Minister made these remarks after the exchange of four agreements between the two countries.

PM Modi said that the Green Strategic Partnership between India and Denmark is a symbol of far-reaching thinking in both the countries.

PM Modi said, “A year ago today, in our virtual summit, we took the historic decision to establish a Green Strategic Partnership between India and Denmark. This is a sign of far-reaching thinking and respect for the environment in both our countries.”

“During our virtual summit, we decided to establish a Green Strategic Partnership between our two countries. Today, we reviewed and reiterated our commitment to this,” he said.

The four agreements signed between India and Denmark include a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on mapping of groundwater resources and aquifers between the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research- National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad, Aarhus University, Denmark and the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland. .

The second agreement was signed between the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and the Danish Patent and Trademark Office on the Traditional Knowledge Digital Library Access Agreement.

The third MoU was signed between the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru and Danfoss Industries Pvt Ltd to set up a Center of Excellence for Natural Refrigerants for Tropical Climates with Potential Applications.

The fourth agreement was a joint letter of intent between the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark.

By Naveen Bharat Staff

 

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