For the first time, PM Modi spoke to Britain's King Charles on the phone, know what issues were discussed
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Britain's King Charles III on phone for the first time, discussing climate, the G20 summit and many other issues.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to King Charles III of the United Kingdom on the phone on Tuesday i.e. today, January 3. Prime Minister Modi spoke to King Charles III for the first time after assuming the office of the King of the UK, in which the Prime Minister wished the King a successful reign. The PMO informed that PM Modi and King Charles III discussed a range of issues related to climate action, conservation of biodiversity and solutions for financing the energy transition.
Simultaneously, there was a discussion about India's Chairmanship of the G20, in which the Prime Minister informed His Excellency about India's priorities for the G20 Chairmanship, including the promotion of Digital Public Goods.
A press release issued by the Prime Minister's Office said that the Prime Minister also told King Charles III about the relevance of Mission Life-Lifestyle for Environment, through which India wants to promote an environmentally sustainable lifestyle. Along with this, the two leaders also exchanged views on how to strengthen the functioning of the Commonwealth of Nations.
Prime Minister Modi expressed happiness by tweeting after talking to King Charles III of Britain. He tweeted that "It was a pleasure to speak with His Majesty King Charles III on issues of mutual interest including environmental protection, climate resilience and the Commonwealth. Also discussed are the priorities of India's G20 Presidency and the prospects of Mission Life."
Prime Minister Modi and Britain's first Indian-origin Prime Minister Rishi Sunak had met in the month of November last year. This meeting of the two leaders took place at the G20 summit, after which the UK-India Young Professionals Scheme was launched giving good news to Indians.