Diplomatic Adviser to the President of France Emmanuel Bonne today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed wide-ranging bilateral and global issues. In a tweet, Mr Modi said, he had a productive meeting with Mr Bonne. Mr Modi expressed joy at the progress in India-France Strategic Partnership, a force for global good in the post-COVID world. The Prime Minister expressed satisfaction on the progress both countries have made on key aspects of the India-France Strategic Partnership, including counter-terrorism, cyber-security, defence and strategic cooperation.
Mr. Bonne also briefed the Prime Minister on India-France cooperation on various regional and global issues, including maritime and multilateral cooperation.
The Prime Minister fondly recalled his recent exchanges with President Macron and conveyed his best wishes for his health. He also reiterated his invitation to President Macron to visit India as soon as conditions permit.
India and France held their Annual Strategic Dialogue yesterday in New Delhi. National Security Adviser Ajit Doval led the Indian delegation while the French delegation was led by Mr Bonne. The two sides held discussions on wide-ranging bilateral and global issues.