British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will come to India soon, accepts PM Modi's invitation- Shringla

Pankaj Prasad
Pankaj Prasad 02/11/2021 09:03 IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Harshwardhan Shringla, Modi COP26 summit, India Uk

Foreign Secretary Shringla briefed about the activities of Prime Minister Modi on his first day in the UK.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at the 26th session of the Conference of Parties, COP26, reiterated India's commitment to joint initiatives with Britain working in various fields.Also invited British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to visit India, which he has accepted.Johnson said that he will come to India as soon as the situation improves.Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said this on Tuesday.The Foreign Secretary also said that Prime Minister Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson also reviewed the roadmap for 2030 for the primary sectors - trade, health, defence, security and people-to-people ties between the two countries.

At the press briefing, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said, β€œPrime Minister Modi has reiterated his commitment to working closely with the UK in various areas, including joint initiatives.The two heads reviewed the roadmap for 2030 on priority areas such as trade, health, defense and security.In his briefing, the foreign secretary said, "Prime Minister Modi is committed to climate finance technology, innovation and the adoption of green hydrogen renewable technology."

During the bilateral talks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated British PM Johnson for the successful conduct of COP26.Also commended him for global action on climate change.Apart from this, Prime Minister Modi urged the British PM to come to India.Apart from Afghanistan, terrorism, Indo-Pacific, economic recovery after the Covid epidemic was also discussed between the two.

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