Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held a telephonic dialog along with his British counterpart Boris Johnson, throughout which they spoke on a variety of topics together with UK’s latest recognition of the Indian vaccine certification.
The phone talks got here 4 days after the UK introduced that Indian travellers absolutely vaccinated with each doses of Covishield or some other vaccine accepted by it won’t need to endure a 10-day obligatory quarantine on arrival from October 11.
“Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Prime Minister Modi mentioned the shared battle towards coronavirus and the significance of cautiously opening up worldwide journey. They agreed the UK’s recognition of Indian vaccine certification is a welcome improvement to that finish,” a press release issued by the UK mentioned.
Was a pleasure to talk to Prime Minister @BorisJohnson. We reviewed progress on the India-UK Agenda 2030, exchanged views on local weather motion within the context of the forthcoming COP-26 in Glasgow, and shared our assessments on regional points together with Afghanistan.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 11, 2021
The British assertion additionally mentioned the 2 prime ministers mentioned the shared battle towards coronavirus and the opening up of worldwide journey.
The 2 leaders mentioned Afghanistan and agreed on the necessity for a coordinated worldwide strategy to interact with the Taliban.
“The leaders additionally talked concerning the present state of affairs in Afghanistan. They agreed on the necessity for a coordinated worldwide strategy to engagement with the Taliban, emphasising the significance of upholding human rights within the nation,” it mentioned.
The 2 prime ministers welcomed the progress made on the 2030 Roadmap because it was agreed by Johnson and Modi in Could.
“This consists of in areas reminiscent of commerce and defence. The leaders seemed ahead to the upcoming go to of the UK Provider Strike Group to India and the deepening of the UK-India strategic partnership,” the assertion shared with journalists by the British Excessive Fee in New Delhi mentioned.
The Roadmap 2030 is geared toward elevating bilateral ties to a complete strategic partnership and information cooperation over the subsequent decade in the important thing areas of commerce and financial system, defence and safety, local weather change and people-to-people join amongst others.
Additionally they mentioned the power of the UK-India relationship and local weather motion within the context of the upcoming COP-26 in Glasgow.
“He (Borish) famous that India already leads the world in renewable know-how and expressed his hope that they’ll decide to a extra bold Nationally Decided Contribution and to attaining Internet Zero emissions,” the assertion mentioned.