UK Minister Dominic Raab calls on PM Modi

New Delhi, Dec 16 (UNI) UK Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs Dominic Raab called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday.
Recalling his recent telephone conversation with Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Mr Modi stressed the importance of the India-UK partnership in the post-COVID world.
He called for an ambitious and outcome-oriented 360-degree roadmap covering trade and investment, defence and security, migration and mobility, education, energy, climate change and health, in order to tap the full potential of the bilateral relationship, an official statement said here.
Foreign Secretary Raab conveyed greetings of Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Mr Modi and thanked him for participating in the recently held Climate Ambition Summit co-hosted by UK.
He also stressed the priority that the UK Government’s attaches to elevating relations with India, based on shared values and interests and the potential to address common global challenges together.
Foreign Secretary Raab took the opportunity to hand over a letter from Prime Minister Boris Johnson, inviting Mr Modi to the G7 meeting to be chaired by UK in 2021.
The Prime Minister thanked him and accepted the invitation.
He conveyed his keenness to receive Prime Minister Boris Johnson in New Delhi next month, on the occasion of India’s 72nd Republic Day celebrations.


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