"A relationship that has grown in intensity over the years and has a huge potential!"
"It will be a no-holds-barred interaction with Prime Minister Modi, in a manner and format never witnessed before", said Vijay Chauthaiwale, in charge of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Foreign Affairs Department.
This apart, he and his counterpart will attend a round table of Swedish CEOs.
Later, PM Modi will fly to the United Kingdom where he will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) and hold bilateral talks with his British counterpart Theresa May.
On Tuesday, PM Modi will hold a bilateral summit with Lofven following which a number of agreements are expected to be signed. Modi said he and Lofven would also interact with top business leaders of both the countries and chart out a future roadmap of cooperation in sectors such as trade and investment, science and technology, clean energy and smart cities.
The bilateral ties between India and Sweden go back to the 1940s. Here Prime Minister Modi also received a ceremonial reception.
Besides attending the CHOGM on April 19 and 20, PM Modi will hold bilateral talks with his British counterpart Theresa May.
After concluding his visits to Sweden and the United Kingdom, the Prime Minister will meet Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin for a brief while and both the leaders will exchange views on a number of bilateral, regional and global issues.