President-designate of the 26th UN Local weather Change Convention of the Events (COP26) and British MP Alok Sharma referred to as on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday throughout which they mentioned the India-UK collaboration on local weather change points within the run as much as the essential meet.
COP refers back to the decision-making physique of the United Nations Framework Conference on Local weather Change (UNFCCC), the 26th session of which shall be hosted by the UK in November 2021 in Glasgow.
“Happy to satisfy with COP26 President-designate @AlokSharma_RDG in the present day. We mentioned India-UK cooperation on local weather change agenda and COP26,” Modi tweeted after the meet.
“My finest needs to UK for profitable organisation of the local weather summit,” he stated.
Sharma, the president-designate of the 26th UN Local weather Change Convention of the Events, referred to as on Prime Minister Modi throughout which they mentioned India-UK collaboration on local weather change points within the run as much as COP26, in response to a Prime Minister’s Workplace assertion.
Prime Minister Modi reiterated India’s dedication to the Paris Settlement and to work constructively for the profitable consequence at COP26.
Sharma warmly recalled the prime minister’s tackle on the Local weather Ambition Summit in December, 2020, the PMO stated.
Modi additionally expressed his dedication to work along with his British counterpart Boris Johnson to additional strengthen the India-UK ties.
A UK authorities assertion stated Sharma and Prime Minister Modi met to debate their international locations’ shared dedication to local weather motion within the lead as much as the COP26 summit in Glasgow this yr.
Sharma congratulated PM Modi on his ambition to ship a major enhance in renewable vitality, set out on the Local weather Ambition Summit the UK co-hosted in December 2020, and for his private management on tackling local weather change, the British assertion stated.
Sharma outlined the UK’s web zero dedication and stated that, as hosts of COP26, the UK had despatched a transparent message to the world in setting an formidable new Nationally Decided Contribution (NDC), in response to the assertion.
They agreed that progress on ensuring essentially the most weak international locations have been capable of adapt to the impacts of local weather change was essential and that to do that governments should meet their local weather finance commitments, it stated.
Sharma and Modi additionally mentioned the significance of governments, companies and people working to deal with local weather change and stated they seemed ahead to persevering with their shut work forward of COP26. Sharma additionally met Exterior Affairs Minister S Jaishankar throughout which discussions on India’s inexperienced progress initiatives have been held.
“Glad to satisfy COP26 President-designate @AlokSharma_RDG. Good discussions on India’s Inexperienced Development initiatives and the local weather change agenda,” Jaishankar stated in a tweet. Sharma additionally met Setting Minister Prakash Javadekar.
“India appears to be like ahead to the UK management to ship on the unresolved problems with the Paris Settlement, together with long-term local weather finance and different key points,” Javadekar tweeted after the assembly.
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