SOFIA: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and the
President of the European Council, H.E. Mr. Charles Michel; and the President
of the European Commission, H.E. Ms. Ursula von der Leyen had a joint meeting
on sidelines of the 16th G20 Summit in Rome.
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Presidents of EU recalled their
productive virtual engagements in form of India-EU Leaders’ meeting in form of
EU+27 in May 2021 and 15th India EU Summit in July, 2020. During the meeting,
leaders of India and EU reviewed India-EU cooperation covering political &
security relations, trade & investment and economic cooperation as well as
the Roadmap2025 agreed at the last India-EU Summit. They also discussed climate
change, Covid-19 pandemic and contemporary global and regional developments of
interest to both sides.
EU leaders also congratulated India for its excellent progress on vaccination.