The king and queen of Sweden arrive in Delhi on a five-day visit to India

NEW DELHI: King Carl XVI Gustaf and from Sweden they arrived here on Monday on a five-day visit to India. The king will have meetings with the president and prime minister Narendra Modi on ways to further boost bilateral ties between the two nations.

In addition to Delhi, the royal couple will visit Mumbai and.

In Delhi, the King and Queen will visit Jama Masjid and on Monday.

It is King Gustaf's third visit to India.

The King leads a high-level trade delegation of his country.

Several documents on the promotion of bilateral commitment are likely to be signed, officials said.

The ties between India and Sweden have had an upward trajectory in recent years. The bilateral trade volume was $ 3.37 billion in 2018.

Bilateral relations between India and Sweden are friendly and are based on principles of democracy and transparency, the right to freedom and the rule of law. Regular interactions in the political, commercial, scientific and academic spheres have provided dynamism to our bilateral relations, said the MEA said.