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Switzerland

Currency:- Swiss franc

Prime Minister- Sobotka

⇒ attended WEF Davos Summit. This will be the first participation by an Indian prime minister in the WEF in over two decades.

 

Jordan

Capital: Amman
Currency: Jordanian dinar
King: Abdullah II of Jordan

⇒First visit by an Indian Prime Minister in 30 years. Meeting with Prime Minister Hani Al-Mulki and King Abdullah II of Jordan, discussions for India-Jordan bilateral relations

 

Palestine

Capital: East Jerusalem
President: Mahmoud Abbas
Prime minister: Rami Hamdallah
Currencies: Israeli new shekel, Egyptian pound, Jordanian dinar, Palestine pound

⇔First visit by an Indian Prime Minister. Signed six agreements worth around USD 50 million that includes setting up of a USD 30 million super speciality hospital in Beit Sahur. Construction of a centre for empowering women. During his visit he was conferred the highest civilian award of Palestine for foreign dignities Grand Collar of the State of Palestine

 

United Arab Emirates

Currency: United Arab Emirates dirham
Capital: Abu Dhabi

⇒Awarding a consortium of Indian oil companies a 10% stake in offshore oil concession; administration of contractual employment of Indian workers in the Gulf country; technical cooperation in railways, joint research and technology transfer; cooperation in the field of finance, an MoU between Bombay Stock Exchange and Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange; multi-modal logistics park and hub in Jammu comprising warehouses and specialised storage solutions

 

Oman

Capital: Muscat
Currency: Omani rial

⇒Meets Sultan Qaboos; signed eight agreements, including an MoU on legal and judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters; signed annexutre to the MoU on military cooperation; academic and scholarly cooperation between National Defence College, Sultanate of Oman and the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses; cooperation between Foreign Service Institute, Ministry of External Affairs, India and Oman’s Diplomatic Institute; cooperation in the field of health, tourism and peaceful uses of outer space; legal and judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters.

 

Sweden

Capital- Stockholm,

Currency- Swedish krona.

Prime Minister – Stefan Löfven

⇒ India and Sweden hosted an India-Nordic Summit on 17 April 2018, named ‘India-Nordic Summit: Shared Values, Mutual Prosperity , MOU on Cooperation in the field of Sustainable and Smart Urban Development , MOU on Cooperation in the fields of Animal Husbandry and Dairying , MOU on Food Safety Cooperation

⇒MOU between India and Iceland (  Capital- Reykjavik, Currency- Icelandic króna. ) :
MOU on the Establishment of the ICCR Chair for Hindi Language:between Indian Council for Cultural Relations and the University of Iceland

 

United Kingdom

Capital- London,

Currency- British pound.

⇒UK Joins International Solar Alliance to Mark PM Modi’s visit , UK thus became the 62nd signatory member of the ISA , UK-India Tech Alliance launched by Nasscom, TechUK , India pools into USD 5mn small states fund at CHOGM
India is among four countries to pool into the USD 5 million ‘Commonwealth Small States Trade Finance Facility’

Commonwealth Small States Trade Finance Facility – 

♦ Held in – London, Windsor – England
♦ Chair – Theresa May, PM of UK
♦ Theme – ‘Towards a Common Future’

 

Germany

Capital- Berlin,

Currency- Euro,

Chancellor- Angela Merkel.

⇒held bilateral talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin and discussed ways to further strengthen the strategic partnership between the two countries.

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