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Telephone conversation between Prime Minister ShriNarendraModi and Prime Minister of Canada

High Commission of India

Ottawa

Press Release

Telephone conversation between Prime Minister ShriNarendraModi and Prime Minister of Canada

Prime Minister ShriNarendraModi spoke on phone with H.E. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada on April 28, 2020.

Prime Minister Modi offered his condolences to Canadians following the tragic shooting in Nova Scotia.

The two leaders discussed the prevailing global situation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.  They agreed on the importance of global solidarity and coordination, including through the G20, on pandemic response,maintenance of supply chains, and collaborative research activities.

Prime Minister Modi thanked the Canadian Prime Minister for the assistance and support extended to the Indian citizens present in Canada, especially Indian students.  Prime Minister Trudeau appreciated the support provided by Government of India for Canadian citizens in India. 

Prime Minister Modi conveyed the assurance that India’s productive capabilities in the pharmaceutical sector would remain available for assisting the citizens of the world, including those of Canada, to the best of India’s abilities.

The two leaders agreed that the partnership between India and Canada could contribute meaningfully to the global effort to fight the pandemic, especially through collaboration in research and technology aimed at finding a vaccine or therapeutic solutions to COVID-19.

 

Ottawa

29 April 2020