New Delhi: The Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP, President-designate of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today. COP refers to the decision-making body of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the 26th session of which will be hosted by the UK in November 2021 in Glasgow.
The Prime Minister and Mr. Alok Sharma discussed India-UK collaboration on climate change issues in the run up to COP26. The Prime Minister reiterated India’s commitment to the Paris Agreement and to work constructively for successful outcome at COP26. Mr. Sharma warmly recalled Prime Minister’s address at the Climate Ambition Summit in December, 2020
The Prime Minister also expressed his commitment to work with Mr. Boris Johnson Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to further strengthen India-UK ties.