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New Delhi : UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The discussions covered various facets of the strategic partnership between the two countries.

Recalling his recent telephone conversation with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Prime Minister Modi stressed the importance of the India-UK partnership in the post-COVID world. He called for an ambitious and outcome-oriented 360-degree roadmap covering trade and investment, defence and security, migration and mobility, education, energy, climate change and health, in order to tap the full potential of the bilateral relationship, according to a PIB release.

Foreign Secretary Raab conveyed greetings of Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Prime Minister Modi and thanked him for participating in the recently held Climate Ambition Summit co-hosted by UK.  He also stressed the priority that the UK Government attaches to elevating relations with India based on shared values and interests and the potential to address common global challenges together.

Foreign Secretary Raab took the opportunity to hand over a letter from Prime Minister Boris Johnson inviting Prime Minister Modi to the G7 meeting to be chaired by UK in 2021. Prime Minister Modi thanked him and accepted the invitation.

The Prime Minister conveyed his keenness to receive Prime Minister Boris Johnson in New Delhi next month on the occasion of India’s 72nd¬†Republic Day celebrations.