PM Narendra Modi talks to EU leaders on trade, climate and COVID
New Delhi : Prime Minister Naendra Modi held a meeting with the European Union leaders on the sidelines of 16th G20 Summit in Rome. Leaders of India and the EU reviewed India-EU cooperation covering political and security relations, trade and investment and economic cooperation as well as Roadmap 2025 agreed at the last summit, the government stated.
They also spoke about climate change and effect of COVID-19 pandemic on the global level. According to reports, it has been learned that the European Union leaders congratulated India for its vaccination drive.
This was PM Narendra Modi’s official engagement with the leaders after he arrived in Italy to attend the G20 Summit.
“Official engagements in Rome begin with a productive interaction with @eucopresident Charles Michel and @vonderleyen, President of the @EU_Commission. The leaders discussed ways to enhance economic as well as people-to-people linkages aimed at creating a better planet,” the PMO tweeted.
European Commission President Leyen said it was “good to meet” PM Modi. “Good to meet @narendramodi. Our strategic agenda is on the right track. We agreed that our trade negotiators will start to work. We‘ll deepen our cooperation on climate, including on innovation & technology. Looking forward to cooperating in the Indo-Pacific #EUGlobalGateway,” she said on twitter.