New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (January 6, 2021) held a video-teleconference together with his German counterpart Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and mentioned key problems with mutual significance together with the COVID-19 response.
“The 2 leaders mentioned key problems with mutual significance together with the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, bilateral ties, regional and world points, notably India-EU relations,” mentioned the Prime Minister’s Workplace.
PM Modi additionally appreciated the long-standing function of Chancellor Merkel in offering secure and robust management on the European and world stage and thanked her for guiding the expansion of the India-Germany Strategic Partnership.
The Prime Minister briefed Chancellor Merkel on the developments in India with regard to COVID-19 vaccine and warranted Chancellor Merkel of India’s dedication to deploy its capacities for the good thing about the world.
“He conveyed his finest needs for early containment of the brand new wave of infections in Germany and different European international locations,” PMO added.
The Prime Minister welcomed Germany’s resolution to affix the Worldwide Photo voltaic Alliance (ISA), and expressed his need to additional strengthen cooperation with Germany underneath the platform of Coalition for Catastrophe Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI).
Noting that this yr marks the seventieth anniversary of establishing of bilateral relations between India and Germany and twentieth anniversary of the Strategic Partnership, the 2 leaders agreed to carry the sixth Inter-Governmental Consultations (IGC) at an early date in 2021 and to set an bold agenda for a similar.