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PM Modi meets Monaco monarch, discusses climate change

PM Modi meets Monaco monarch, discusses climate change

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 05 Feb 2019, 07:49 am

New Delhi, Feb 5 (IBNS) : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met Monaco's monarch  Prince Albert II and exchanged views of cooperation,especially in the field of environment and climate change.

"PM @narendramodi met HSH Prince Albert II of #Monaco. of #Monaco. Good exchange of views on enhancing cooperation, especially in environment & climate change and renewable energy through sharing best practices," MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.

The meeting took place ahead of the bilateral meeting. India and Monaco established diplomatic relations in 2007, though our friendship goes back much further in time.

Prince Albert II arrived here on Monday on his first official visit to India during which he is expected to discuss several bilateral issues.

He will also meet President Ram Nath Kovind.

Earlier, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met the Monaco monarch and discussed opportunities for cooperation in environment.

"EAM @SushmaSwaraj called on HSH Prince Albert II of #Monaco. Discussed opportunities for cooperation in areas of environment, specially renewable energy, investment into India, smart cities, marine ecosystems, tourism & people-to-people contact," MEA tweeted.