Both leaders expressed satisfaction at the steps initiated under the Roadmap 2030 adopted during the virtual summit earlier this year

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday spoke to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and reviewed the progress in bilateral relations since their virtual summit earlier this year.

According to the Prime Minister’s Office, the two leaders also exchanged views on regional developments, especially the situation in Afghanistan.

In this context, they agreed on the need to develop a common international perspective on issues regarding extremism and terrorism, as well as human rights and rights of women and minorities.

Both Prime Ministers also reviewed the progress of the Enhanced Trade Partnership and agreed on the potential of rapidly expanding trade and investment linkages between both countries.

The leaders had extensive discussion on issues related to Climate Change, in the context of the forthcoming UNFCCC COP-26 meeting in Glasgow in early November 2021.

Prime Minister Modi conveyed India's commitment to Climate Action, as seen in its ambitious target for expansion of renewable energy and the recently announced National Hydrogen Mission.