Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte, who is in India at PM Modi’s invitation held wide-ranging discussions on bilateral and international issues at the Hyderabad House.
The Netherlands has become the 64th signatory member of the International Solar Alliance. PM Modi noted that the first Indo-Dutch Centre of Excellence CoE in Vegetables had started in Baramati, Maharashtra. India also welcomed the Netherlands as the Partner Country for the TechSummit in 2019.
According to data from 2016-17, the Netherlands was the fifth largest foreign investor in India. Globally, the Netherlands is India’s 28th largest trading partner. Within the European Union, the Netherlands is India’s sixth largest trading partner.
Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)
Static/Current Takeaways Important for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018-
- Netherlands Capital- Amsterdam, Currency- Euro, USD.