The virtual summit will provide a blueprint for the future expansion and diversification of India-Finland partnership: the MEA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a virtual summit with Finland Prime Minister Sanna Marin on Tuesday and both will discuss the entire spectrum of bilateral relationship, exchange views on regional and global issues of mutual interest during the meeting, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement issued on Monday.

India and Finland enjoy warm and friendly relations based on shared values of democracy, freedom and rules based international order. Both countries have very close cooperation in the areas of trade and investment, education, innovation, Science & Technology as well as Research and Development.

Both sides also have ongoing collaboration in the joint development of a Quantum Computer using Artificial Intelligence to address societal challenges.

Around 100 Finnish companies are actively operating in India in various sectors such as telecom, elevators, machinery and energy including Renewable Energy. Around 30 Indian companies are also active in Finland mainly in the IT, auto-components and hospitality sector.