Geneva: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is presently in Switzerland on a day-long visit, on Monday made a joint statement along with Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann. PM Modi sought the nation's help in getting India's membership to the elite 48-member Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
PM Modi also categorically raised the issue of black money, one of the key issues which the party had taken note of, in its electoral promise. PM Modi led BJP had promised to bring back the black money stashed by Indians in Swiss banks.
02: 35 pm: PM Modi asks Switzerland to support India's entry to NSG
02:30 pm: "India and Switzerland have been the voice of peace in the world"
02:28 pm:"Switzerland is one of our key allies"
02:26 pm: "Economic ties between both countries are growing"
02:25 pm: "Many Swiss companies are household names in India"
02: 23 pm: "India is undergoing profound transformation and we are one of the fastest growing economies in the world"
02:22 pm: "We are aiming at building a robust network of Smart cites, strong farm sector, a vibrant manufacturing sector and a world-class network of rail and roads"
02:21 pm: "Reliance on solar energy is our motto"
02:20 pm: "I invite the Swiss companies to contribute in India's growth"
02:19 pm: "Combating menace of black money is our shared priority"