New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday (August 16, 2022) had a phone dialog with President Emmanuel Macron and conveyed India’s solidarity with France in coping with the continuing drought and wildfires.
“Spoke to my friend President Emmanuel Macron today. Conveyed India’s solidarity with France in dealing with the devastating wildfires,” PM Modi tweeted.
As per the newest reviews, France’s fruit and vegetable crops have fallen by practically 35 per cent as a result of drought this summer time. France, like many different European nations, has been experiencing abnormally sizzling climate this summer time. In late July in Paris, the utmost temperature touched 41 levels Celsius.
Within the southwestern Gironde division, two massive wildfires have additionally damaged out as a result of warmth, destroying greater than 20,000 hectares of forests.
In keeping with Prime Minister Modi’s Workplace, the 2 leaders additionally reviewed ongoing bilateral initiatives together with defence cooperation tasks and cooperation in civil nuclear power.
“They also discussed important geopolitical challenges including those related to global food security,” the PMO mentioned in a press release.
President @EmmanuelMacron and I additionally agreed to cooperate intently in responding to international challenges of meals and power safety.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 16, 2022
The 2 leaders expressed satisfaction on the depth and power that the India-France Strategic Partnership has acquired lately and agreed to proceed working intently collectively to develop the connection to new areas of cooperation, Modi’s workplace added.
Modi and Macron had final interacted on Twitter on India’s 76th Independence Day on August 15.
Wishing his buddy Narendra Modi and all different Indians a Completely happy Independence Day, Macron had mentioned, “As you proudly celebrate India’s stupendous achievements over the past 75 years, you can trust that France will always be by your side.”
In reply, Modi expressed that he’s “touched” by Macron’s Independence Day greetings and added that India actually cherishes its shut relations with France.
“Ours is a bilateral partnership for global good,” he tweeted.
Touched by your Independence Day greetings, President @EmmanuelMacron. India actually cherishes its shut relations with France. Ours is a bilateral partnership for international good. #IndiaAt75 https://t.co/VDIclrPd5Y
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 15, 2022
(With company inputs)