Climate change a precedence, says PM Narendra Modi in digital summit with Swedish PM Stefan Lofven | India News


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a digital meet along with his Swedish counterpart Stefan Lofven on Friday (March 5) the place the 2 leaders mentioned bilateral ties, local weather change and COVID-19 pandemic.

The two Prime Ministers mentioned the opportunity of the 2 nations, India and Sweden, deepening their partnership in a number of sectors and tasks, together with sensible cities, e-mobility, sensible grids and waste administration, as additionally on key precedence areas just like the essential concern of local weather change.

Prime Minister Modi in his opening remarks at a digital summit with Swedish premier Stefan Lofven, Modi stated, “We can further our relationship in innovation, technology, investment, start-ups and research.”

The Indian PM additionally identified the shared values of the 2 nations similar to democracy, human rights, rule of legislation, equality, freedom and justice strengthen the relations and mutual cooperation between the 2. 

“Smart cities, water treatment, waste management, circular economy, smart grids, e-mobility, digital transformation and several other sectors have potential where we can deepen our partnership,” Narendra Modi added.

The leaders additionally hailed India’s position within the world struggle towards the COVID-19 pandemic. “We have also provided ‘Made in India’ vaccines to about 50 countries so far,” he stated in his deal with on the summit. He additionally added that India is dedicated to produce extra vaccine doses to nations within the coming days.

PM Narendra Modi additionally expressed solidarity with the folks of Sweden on behalf of all Indian residents for the latest violent assaults in Sweden and wished for a speedy restoration of these injured. Additionally, He additionally expressed condolences for the lack of lives attributable to COVID-19 pandemic within the nation.

Leading the dialog, Modi additional stated that the 2 nations shall be transferring in the direction of extra urgent points like local weather change. 

“India’s culture has always stressed the importance of living in harmony with nature. We are moving ahead on our commitments made under the Paris Agreement. We will not just achieve these targets, but even exceed them. Amongst G20 countries, India has progressed well on its targets. In the last five years, our renewable power capacity has increased by 162 per cent,” he stated.

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