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Government of India
Prime Minister's Office
12-March-2020 21:25 IST
Telephone Conversation between Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and H.E. Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi received a telephone call today from the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom H. E. Boris Johnson.

The two leaders expressed their desire to further strengthen the India-UK Strategic Partnership in the new decade. They agreed that it would be useful to formulate a comprehensive roadmap towards this objective.  

The leaders expressed their satisfaction at the cooperation between India and UK in the field of climate change, especially with reference to the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI). Prime Minister Modi thanked Prime Minister Johnson for the invitation to COP-26 in Glasgow later this year. 

The two Prime Ministers exchanged views on the COVID-19 epidemic. Prime Minister Shri Modi expressed concern on UK Health Minister Ms. Nadine Dorries testing positive for Coronavirus, and wished her a speedy recovery.

Prime Minister Modi reiterated his invitation to Mr. Johnson to visit India on mutually convenient dates.