Prime Minister Modi Talks with Denmark’s Prime Minister on Tackling COVID-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a telephone conversation with Mette Frederiksen, Prime Minister of Denmark. Explicitly, the leaders discussed the steps taken in both countries to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, Prime Minister Modi appreciated Denmark’s success in lifting the lockdown restrictions without causing an increase in infections, the Ministry of External Affairs’ official statement stated.

The Results Of The Telephonic Conversation

In the conversation, they agreed that Indian and Danish experts; would remain in touch to learn from each other’s experience. “Both leaders highlighted their shared desire to further strengthen India-Denmark relations, and discussed the ways in which both countries could work together in the post-COVID world“, the statement said. Moreover, the two leaders welcomed the successful organisation of the Joint Commission Meeting; between the two Foreign Ministers on 12 May 2020.

Agreeing that sectors like Health Research, Clean and Green Energy, and Climate Change resilience; offer tremendous scope for mutually beneficial collaboration; the leaders committed themselves to work towards the goal of creating a robust Green Strategic Partnership between India and Denmark,” the statement said.

Statement By The Danish Prime Minister

I am pleased that we share a joint vision on a significantly stronger relationship between India and Denmark. It’s a joint priority to ensure green growth and green jobs after the corona crisis.” Frederiksen said in a statement for her Copenhagen based office. Copenhagen is the capital city of Denmark.

The bilateral relations between India and Denmark remain cordial and friendly, based on cooperation in political, economic, academic and research fields. Therefore, periodic high-level visits take place between the two countries.

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