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Manmohan wraps up visit to Finland

The prime minister ends two hectic days of official engagements with Finnish and European Union.

india Updated: Oct 14, 2006 13:37 IST

Manmohan Singh, the first Indian prime minister to visit Finland in 20 years, ended two hectic days of official engagements with Finnish and European Union leaders before flying home on Saturday.

The prime minister will reach New Delhi on Saturday evening (India time 7.35 pm).

On Friday, India and the European Union announced a path-breaking trade and investment pact to dramatically boost their economic links.

Manmohan Singh also discussed a variety of issues ranging from nuclear energy to conflict zones in South Asia with leaders of Finland the 25-nation European Union.

Manmohan Singh arrived in Britain October 9 and spent two nights there before flying to Finland on Wednesday for three nights of stay. His official engagements here were spread over Thursday and Friday.