Belief in democracy, rule of law, freedom strengthens India-Luxembourg partnership
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the assumption in democracy, rule of law and freedom is that the strength of the partnership between India and Luxembourg.
Speaking at the primary stand-alone India-Luxembourg summit via video conferencing, PM Modi said, “India-Luxembourg’s partnership amid the COVID-19 pandemic are often beneficial for the recovery of both the countries.
Our bilateral belief in democracy, rule of law and freedom strengthens our relation and partnership. ” Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel greeted PM Narendra Modi as “Hello my friend” after welcoming him with folded hands. “On the behalf of 130 crore Indians, I send my condolences to the people that died of COVID-19 in Luxembourg. I also congratulate the Prime Minister for his efficient handling the coronavirus,” he said.
As this year the summit is being held during a virtual mode, PM Modi said, this year’s summit is extremely important. we’ve been meeting on various platforms but this is often the primary stand-alone summit since the past 20 years. He also welcomed Luxembourg’s decision to hitch the International Solar Alliance and urged Luxembourg counterpart Xavier Bettel to hitch the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure. The Prime Minister further said that India and Luxembourg have immense potential to extend trade partnerships.
“We have an honest partnership within the field of steel, financial technology, digital domain but there’s an opportunity of taking it further. I’m happy that our space agency recently launched Luxembourgh’s four satellites. We welcome Luxembourg’s decision to hitch the International Solar Alliance . We welcome you to hitch the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure. ”
The Prime Minister also said that he hopes to welcome Henri, the prince of Luxembourg, soon in India. In April, the Grand Duke’s visit to India had to be postponed thanks to COVID-19. We hope to welcome him soon. We wish to ascertain you timely in India.