PM Modi in a tweet discussed his phone call with Canadian PM Justin Trudeau. The phone call as stated my PM Modi was from Justin Trudeau requesting resources from India for the Covid-19 vaccine.
PM Modi tweeted:
“Was happy to receive a call from my friend JustinTrudeau. Assured him that India would do its best to facilitate supplies of COVID vaccines sought by Canada. We also agreed to continue collaborating on other important issues like Climate Change and the global economic recovery.”
Was happy to receive a call from my friend @JustinTrudeau. Assured him that India would do its best to facilitate supplies of COVID vaccines sought by Canada. We also agreed to continue collaborating on other important issues like Climate Change and the global economic recovery.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 10, 2021
Journalist further provided details of the conversation with a screenshot of the press release from the PM’s office.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a telephone call today from Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada. PM Trudeau informed PM Modi about Canada's requirements of COVID-19 vaccines from India. PM assured the Canadian PM that India would do its best to support Canada. pic.twitter.com/Ks8Rs3nIk5— Aditya Raj Kaul (@AdityaRajKaul) February 10, 2021
Expressing his appreciation, Prime Minister Trudeau said that if the world managed to conquer COVID-19, it would be significantly because of India’s tremendous pharmaceutical capacity, and Prime Minister Modi’s leadership in sharing this capacity with the world. Prime Minister thanked PM Trudeau for his sentiments.
The two leaders also reiterated the common perspective shared by India and Canada on many important geo-political issues. They agreed to continue the close collaboration between both countries in fighting global challenges like Climate Change and the economic impacts of the pandemic.
The leaders looked forward to meeting each other in various important international forum later this year, and continuing their discussions on all issues of mutual interest.