Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi.
Prime Minister Trudeau offered his condolences to Prime Minister Modi for the loss of lives and damage caused by Cyclones Amphan and Nisarga.
The two leaders discussed efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, and exchanged views on the latest developments in Canada and India with respect to protecting the health and safety of their citizens while ensuring economic recovery. Prime Minister Trudeau highlighted the need for continued international coordination, including through multilateral institutions, to fight the pandemic and promote sustainable economic growth.
The Prime Ministers discussed regional and global issues of concern, including the situation along the Line of Actual Control.
Prime Minister Trudeau and Prime Minister Modi looked forward to continuing to work together to strengthen the dynamic and mutually beneficial Canada-India relationship.
COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving global challenge. The Government of Canada is working closely with local, provincial, territorial, and international partners to minimize its health, economic, and social impacts in Canada and around the world.