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PM Modi-Boris Johnson to hold virtual summit; Britain will send 1000 ventilators to India fighting Corona before the meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Boris Johnson will hold a virtual summit on May 4 to launch the ‘Roadmap-2030’.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (File Photo)

A virtual summit is scheduled to take place on May 4 between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson. In this summit, the two leaders will launch the ‘Roadmap-2030’, which aims to strengthen India-UK relations and deepen bilateral cooperation in the coming decade. Prior to this meeting, Britain has made preparations to send 1000 ventilators to India fighting with coronaviruses.

The Ministry of External Affairs said that the roadmap would focus on increasing cooperation in five areas, including trade and prosperity, defense and security, action on climate change, healthcare and people-to-people relations. The Ministry said that through this virtual summit, emphasis will be given on increasing our multi-faceted strategic relationship. In addition, the summit will be an important opportunity to increase cooperation on regional and global issues of mutual interest. Both leaders will also discuss cooperation on COVID-19 and global efforts to fight the epidemic.

Britain came forward to help India battling Corona

At the same time, Britain’s Foreign Office said in a statement on Sunday, that Britain will send 1000 more ventilators from its surplus stock to India to help India battling the second wave of Corona. This statement further said, Johnson and Modi have agreed on many commitments to deepen cooperation, including fighting the epidemic. Significantly, in recent times, relations between Britain and India have seen a lot of growth. Help is constantly being sent from Britain to fight Corona.

Britain stands together to help India: Johnson

Britain’s Prime Minister Johnson said, “The pictures we have seen in India in the recent week are more important because of the close and lasting relationship between the people of Britain and India.” I am very happy that the British people have participated extensively to help the people of India. He said, I am also glad that the British Government has played a major role in providing life-saving assistance to India. Britain will always be with him to help India.

PM Johnson has canceled the tour of India twice

Let me tell you that due to the increasing cases of Corona, PM Johnson canceled this year’s tour of India. The tour was scheduled to begin on 25 April, but the tour had to be canceled due to the huge increase in Corona cases. At the same time, earlier Johnson was to attend the Republic Day parade as the chief guest, but his tour was also canceled. Actually, it was done so that the British government could deal with the new variants of the virus spreading in the country during that time.

Also read: Good news from Britain: only one out of 1000 coronas in England, cases reduced by 40% in a week


Shehnaz is a Corporate Communications Expert by profession and writer by Passion. She has experience of many years in the same. Her educational background in Mass communication has given her a broad base from which to approach many topics. She enjoys writing about Public relations, Corporate communications, travel, entrepreneurship, insurance, and finance among others.
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