New Delhi, Jan. 8 -- India and Norway agreed to work together on ocean economy and the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) following delegation-level talks headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Norwegian counterpart Erna Solberg here on Tuesday.

"The Sustainable Development Goals match India's growth targets," Modi said in a joint address to the media with Solberg following the meeting.

"And it is a matter of happiness for us that both countries are cooperating with the Norway-India Partnership Initiative on the issue of mother and child health," he said,

He said that Prime Minister Solberg has contributed significantly to global efforts to achieve the SDGs.

Modi also stressed on the importance of the ocean economy for In...