Denmark’s Crown Prince Frederik Andr Henrik Christian and Crown Princess Mary Elizabeth arrived in India on Sunday for a four-day visit.
It is the first visit to India by the Danish royal family in two decades.
The two are visiting India at the invitation of Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, according to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
Foreign Ministry spokesman Arindam Bagchi said in a tweet that the visit will further strengthen and enhance the close and friendly ties between the two countries.
The royal couple will also travel to Agra and Chennai. They will leave Chennai on March 2.
It is known that the royal couple will be accompanied by Foreign Minister Lars Lkke Rasmussen, Environment Minister Magnus Heunicke and Climate, Energy and Utilities Minister Lars Aagaard.
“During the visit, HRH The Crown Prince will meet the Vice President and address the opening session of India-Denmark: Partners for Green and Sustainable Progress, organized by CII. He will also call President Droupadi Murmu.” the Ministry of Foreign 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 important multilateral issues. The visit is expected to further strengthen and enhance the close and friendly ties between India and Denmark. Denmark,” he said.
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