India-EU Virtual Summit: Modi expressed confident the Summit will strengthen strong relation with Europe
India has important role in post COVID World : EU
New Delhi : In the phase of Worldwide coronavirus pandemic crisis and the growing tensions between the India-China in Ladakh; the India-EU summit will be held in virtual mode on July 15 (Wednesday) at 4:30 p.m (IST). India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi said “I’m confident this summit will further strengthen our economic as well as cultural linkages with Europe”
The India-European Union virtual summit will be co-chaired by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President of European Council Charles Micheal and the President of European Union Commission Ursula Von Der Layen.
The India-EU Summit will review India-EU cooperation covering trade, investment, political and security relations. Developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic and contemporary global matters of interest to both sides are expected to be discussed.
Ahead of the India-EU Virtual Summit, the EU Ambassador in India, Ugo Astuto said India has an important role to play in the post COVID world. Astuto emphasised that economic cooperation, climate change, multilateralism, and post COVID response are going to be focus of today’s discussion.
The EU Ambassador asserted that the summit will focus on a new cooperation agenda to create the future road map for a strong bilateral strategic partnership in the years ahead.
In Post COVID phase and global consequences, it’s the time for the EU and India to enhance cooperation, strengthen and deepen their dialogue and work towards defending a rule-based global order that facilitates sustainable growth, security and stability.
This coronavirus pandemic has proven that public health is one of the most important global challenges. It has also placed technology and innovation at the center of the solutions the global health crisis, with tele-health, contract tracing app and video conferencing platforms being the anchors enabling human activity to continue. Hopefully, the India-EU Virtual will focus to this issue.
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