Indian Communication & Information Technology Minister Visits Sweden

Indian Communication & Information Technology Minister Visits Sweden

Press Release

The Minister of Communication & Information Technology of India, Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad, arrived in Stockholm today for bilateral discussions with the Swedish government. His delegation includes Mr J S Deepak, Secretary, Department of Telecommunication and Dr. Ajay Kumar- Additional Secretary, Department of Electronics and Information Technology.

During the three-day visit, the Minister will call on Prime Minister Stefan Lofven and have a meeting with Minister of Enterprise & Innovation Mr. Mikael Damberg to discuss cooperation in the important field of telecommunications and digital technologies.

Minister will also deliver a keynote address at the public forum on 'Digital India - opportunities for global partnership - being organized by the Indian Embassy in collaboration with Sweden India Business Council (SIBC), Business Sweden, Swedish ICT and India Unlimited at Electrum, Kista from 1400-1530 hrs on May 16, 2016. He will also be delivering the opening remarks at the Annual SIBC Dialogue on May 17 and meet several CEOs, including at a Round Table with Swedish IT and Electronic Companies. He will also be interacting with the Heads of Indian IT companies present in Sweden.

The delegation leaves for India on May 18.