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India and Norway to ramp up overall bilateral ties

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Staff writer ▼ | November 2, 2015
India and Norway will look to ramp up overall bilateral ties by enhancing engagement in key sectors including hydrocarbons, infrastructure and maritime security during their powerful Joint Commission Meeting.
Borge Brende
Cooperation   Engagement in key sectors
The meeting, fifth in series, will be co-chaired by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Norwegian counterpart Borge Brende who is leading a delegation of top officials.

"The forthcoming Joint Commission Meeting is expected to take our multifaceted bilateral relations to new heights," the External Affairs Ministry said.

It said the meeting will discuss a variety of bilateral issues including trade, investment, infrastructure, renewable energy, skill development, fisheries, maritime matters, hydrocarbons, education, culture and health.

Both Swaraj and Brende are likely to deliberate on various regional and multilateral issues of mutual interest.

India and Norway enjoy close and friendly relations marked by high-level visits, commercial exchanges and people-to-people contacts.