PM Narendra Modi holds talks with Denmark PM Mette Frederiksen, says important to have like-minded nations
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday spoke with his Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen through a virtual summit to strengthen the bilateral relations between the two countries.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday spoke with his Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen through a virtual summit to strengthen the bilateral relations between the two countries. PM Modi started the summit by thanking the Denmark PM for taking out time for the interaction. He congratulated Frederiksen for her wedding.
“I congratulate you on your wedding. I hope that soon after Covid-19 situation improves, we will get a chance to welcome you and your family to India. I am sure your daughter must be eager to visit India again,” PM Modi said.
During the interaction, the prime minister highlighted the importance of having like-minded countries like India and Denmark, which share a rules-based, transparent, humanitarian and democratic value-system, to work together. PM Modi said that the Covid-19 pandemic showed that excessive dependence of global supply chains on a single source can be risky.
He said that India is working with Japan and Australia towards diversification and resilience of supply chains adding that several like-minded nations can also be a part of this effort.
“COVID19 has shown that excess dependency of the global supply chain on a single source is risky. We're working with Japan & Australia towards supply-chain diversification & resilience. Other like-minded countries can join this effort,” he said.
Meanwhile, Danish Prime Minister Frederiksen began her address by thanking PM Modi for his greetings and added that she and her family would love to visit India once again.
Frederiksen further said, “Today’s summit marks for Denmark a milestone on our bilateral relations, and our forward-looking agreement on green strategic partnership. We are proud that India looks at Denmark when it comes to the climate changes.”
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