New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen on Tuesday agreed on the importance of international collaboration to deal with the present challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic. “Had a good discussion with President @vanderbellen about the measures adopted by India and Austria to respond to COVID-19,” Modi wrote on Twitter. He said the two agreed on the potential to expand India-Austria cooperation in many areas, as both the countries prepare for the post-COVID world. The Austrian president also took note of the damage caused by cyclone Amphan during a telephonic conversation with Prime Minister Modi, an official statement said.
The leaders exchanged views on measures taken in their countries to manage the adverse health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. “They agreed on the importance of international collaboration to deal with the present challenges,” the statement said.
PM Modi, Austrian prez agree on importance of global collaboration to deal with COVID-19 pandemic