Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday thanked France President Emmanuel Macron and the French authorities for the “warm hospitality”. Mentioning that his go to to France was “brief but a very fruitful one”, PM Modi stated that the 2 leaders spoke on varied topics, together with “bilateral as well as global issues”. PM Modi further added that “India and France are proud developmental partners” with their partnership being “spread across different sectors”.
“My visit to France was brief but a very fruitful one. President @EmmanuelMacron and I got the opportunity to discuss various subjects. I thank him and the French Government for the warm hospitality,” PM Modi wrote on Twitter in each English and French – together with the photographs from their meeting.
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In one other tweet, he wrote, “Delighted, as always, to meet my friend President @EmmanuelMacron. We talked at length about bilateral as well as global issues. India and France are proud developmental partners with our partnership spread across different sectors.”
The French president additionally took to Twitter and shared the subjects of discussions with PM Modi. “Tonight, with @NarendraModi, we discussed the different ongoing international crises as well as our strategic partnership. We also talked about food security issues and the FARM initiative, in which India will play a key role,” he wrote.
PM Modi, who was on a three-day Europe go to, met French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris in the course of the ultimate leg of his tour. He held in depth talks with Macron – who was re-elected to the highest submit over every week again.
The two leaders targeted on a number of bilateral and mutual pursuits together with regional and world developments. India and France have additionally issued a joint assertion on Russia’s aggression towards Ukraine.
While the 2 international locations condemned the civilian deaths within the war-torn nation and referred to as for an instantaneous cessation of hostilities, India and France stated that they’re dedicated to enabling a coordinated, multilateral response to deal with the chance of aggravated meals disaster due to the battle in Ukraine.
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“India and France express deep concern about the current aggravation of global food security and nutrition, already impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, and especially in developing countries,” the joint assertion learn.
The assertion additional stated that the 2 international locations are dedicated to addressing the chance of an aggravated meals disaster, “including through initiatives such as the Food and Agriculture Resilience Mission (FARM), which aims at ensuring well-functioning markets, solidarity, and long-term resilience.”
On the completion of his 3-day Europe tour, PM Modi has already departed for India. During his go to, PM Modi held a number of high-level engagements with the management of Germany, Denmark and France. The Prime Minister additionally held interactions with the business leaders in Germany and Denmark in the course of the course of his go to.