'India, Netherlands working closely on urban planning,' says PM Modi in joint press conference with PM Rutte

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: May 24, 2018, 03:57 PM(IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Netherlands PM Mark Rutte at Hyderabad House. Photograph:( PTI )

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PM Modi said he held discussions with PM Rutte on a range of issues of mutual interest.

PM Modi and Dutch PM Rutte held a joint press conference today and declared that India and Netherlands have several areas of mutual interest.

PM Modi said he held discussions with PM Rutte on a range of issues of mutual interest.

"Dutch companies have been investing in India for sometime now, I want to assure investors on trade," PM Modi said, adding,"energy and technology are areas of mutual cooperation."

"India and Netherlands are working closely on urban planning," PM Modi added.

PM Rutte who is on a two-day visit to India said relations between the two countries has grown.

"Fighting climate change is a big challenge," Rutte said with PM Modi on his side.

PM Rutte's visit is aimed at boosting economic cooperation between the two countries. The Dutch prime minister will be visiting Bengaluru after he leaves New Delhi.

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