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  • India & France decide to cooperate in fight against terrorism, climate change

    Published on June 4, 2017

    India and France have decided to work together to fight against terrorism and climate change. Addressing a joint press conference with France President Emmanuel Macron in Paris last evening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, terrorism and climate change are big challenges before the world.

    Mr Modi said, Paris accord on climate change is an article of faith for India. During two hours of wide-ranging talks with Macron at the presidential Elysee Palace in Paris yesterday, Mr Modi invited the French president to visit India. Macron accepted the invitation and said he will visit New Delhi by the end of this year for a meeting of the International Solar Alliance.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has since arrived in New Delhi after completing visit of Germany, Spain Russia and France. India signed several agreements during this visit of the Prime Minister. Trade and investment, counter terrorism and climate change were some of the key issues that Mr Modi discussed with the leaders of the four countries.

    AIR Correspondent reports that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited the industry leaders of the world to invest in India. In St. Petersburg, he told the business communities that all the credit rating agencies have put India as one of the top three destinations for Foreign Direct Investment. He said, there are ample opportunities in the field of infrastructure, railways, smart cities, organic farming among others.

    On the other hand, terming terrorism as the biggest challenge to the humanity, Mr Modi emphasized to fight unitedly against it. Regarding the issue of climate change, he said, India is committed to preserve environment for the next generation.