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COP26: PM Modi meets Israeli counterpart, discusses technology, innovation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a bilateral meeting with Israeli counterpart Naftali Bennett on the sidelines of the COP26 meet in Glasgow.

Glasgow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a bilateral meeting with Israeli counterpart Naftali Bennett on the sidelines of the COP26 meet in Glasgow.

The two leaders reviewed bilateral ties and discussed expanding cooperation in areas of high-technology and innovation, said Arindam Bagchi, Official Spokesperson, Ministry of External Affairs.

“Furthering ties with our Strategic Partner. PM @narendramodi met PM of Israel @naftalibennett in Glasgow today. In their first such engagement, the two leaders reviewed our bilateral ties and discussed expanding cooperation in areas of high-technology & innovation,” Bagchi tweeted.

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi also met Nepali Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Prime Minister Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson today launched the initiative Infrastructure for the Resilient Island States (IRIS).

PM Modi reached Glasgow on Sunday to participate in the COP26 summit.

The COP26 is taking place under the Presidency of the UK partnering with Italy. The high-level segment of COP-26 is titled the World Leaders’ Summit (WLS) and the Summit has participation by heads of State/Government of over 120 countries. The Prime Minister is on a two-day visit to participate in the event.

first published:Nov. 2, 2021, 5:33 p.m.

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