Crown Princess Mary Elizabeth and Crown Prince Frederik Andr Henrik Christian of Denmark, arrived in India on Sunday for a four-day visit. The Danish Royal family is making its first trip to India in twenty years.
According to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), the pair are in India at Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar’s request. Arindam Bagchi, a tweet from the Foreign Affairs Ministry’s spokesperson, stated that the visit will further deepen and improve the close and cordial connections between the two nations.
The royal couple will also visit Chennai and Agra. On March 2, they will leave Chennai. According to reports, the foreign minister Lars Lkke Rasmussen, the environment minister Magnus Heunicke, and the minister for climate, energy, and utilities Lars Aagaard will accompany the royal couple.
“During the visit, His Royal Highness the Crown Prince will meet the Vice President and will address the opening session of the India-Denmark: Partners for Green and Sustainable Progress, organised by CII. He will also call-on President Droupadi Murmu,” the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Tuesday.
“India and Denmark as vibrant and open democracies, share common values of a rules-based international order and convergence of views on significant multilateral issues. The visit is expected to further strengthen and enhance the close and friendly ties between India and Denmark,” it had said.
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