Important For India, EU To Work Together To Use Technology Benefits: PM

“The longer term belongs to expertise,” PM Modi stated on the India-EU Summit 2020 (File)

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday stated that it is necessary for India and the European Union (EU) to work collectively to completely use the advantages of expertise.

The Prime Minister stated that the 15th India-EU summit was “extraordinarily fruitful” and discussions on COVID-19, multilateralism, commerce and funding, amongst others.

The EU was represented by European Council President Charles Michel and European Fee President Ursula von der Leyen.

“In the present day’s India-EU Summit was a particularly fruitful one. @eucopresident @CharlesMichel, @EU_Commission, President @vonderleyen and I interacted on a wide range of topics together with the COVID-19 scenario, multilateralism, surroundings, commerce, funding, digital financial system and extra,” PM Modi tweeted.

“The longer term belongs to expertise. You will need to work collectively to additional the utilization of newest expertise for the good thing about our individuals,” the Prime Minister stated.

Vikas Swarup, Ministry of Exterior Affairs Secretary (West), stated that 5 paperwork have been launched publish the conclusion of the India-EU summit.

He stated, “The joint political assertion summarises the deliberations and convergences between the 2 sides on numerous dimensions of bilateral cooperation, world problems with frequent curiosity and joint coronavirus response.”

“The India-EU Strategic Partnership: Roadmap to 2025 summarises the framework of our dialogue and cooperation protecting wide-ranging areas together with international and safety coverage, commerce and funding, modernisation, sustainable improvement, analysis and innovation, training and trade of students, migration and mobility, and world governance,” Mr Swarup stated.

Discussions have been additionally held on the India-European Atomic Vitality Group Settlement on analysis and improvement cooperation within the peaceable makes use of of nuclear power will allow collaboration between the Division of Atomic Vitality and EURATOM on points comparable to civil purposes of atomic power in areas comparable to (agriculture, healthcare, trade), radioactive waste administration, fusion, nuclear security and safety.

“Renewal of Science and Expertise Cooperation Settlement for an additional 5 years will allow the continuation of scientific initiatives and analysis exchanges in areas comparable to biotechnology, clear power, e-mobility, power effectivity, marine sciences, and many others,” Mr Swarup stated.

The joint declaration on useful resource effectivity and round financial system will allow dialogue and cooperation in areas comparable to coverage and laws, trade of finest practices and capacities and technical exchanges in areas comparable to power effectivity, waste administration, recycling, round enterprise fashions; and in areas comparable to mobility, ICT, mobility, building, meals and textiles sector.


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