In a bilateral meeting with his Papua New Guinea counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed for cooperation in technology, commerce, healthcare and climate change.
The meeting held in Port Moresby on Monday.
“Synergising India-Papua New Guinea relations. PM @narendramodi held a fruitful bilateral meeting with PM James Marape. PM Modi expressed his appreciation to PM Marape for co-hosting the FIPIC III Summit in Port Moresby,” Arindam Bagchi, said External Affairs official spokesperson in a tweet.
Prime Minister called the meet fruitful which covered all dimensions of the bilateral relations between the two countries.
Both the leaders discussed a wide range of topics that included expanding healthcare facilities, strengthening partnerships in all areas of trade and investment, capacity building and IT. The two leaders even discussed upon the sustainable climate action
“Prime Minister James Marape and I had very productive talks, covering the full range of bilateral relations between India and Papua New Guinea. We discussed ways to augment cooperation in commerce, technology, healthcare and in addressing climate change,” said PM Modi in tweet.
“Indian diaspora keeping alive connect with the motherland! PM @narendramodi & PM James Marape launched a translation of the Tamil classic ‘Thirukkural’ in the Tok Pisin language of Papua New Guinea,” said the spokesperson taking to his twitter handle.
“Co-authored by Mrs. Subha Sasindran and Governor Sasindran Muthuvel of West New Britain Province, the book brings Indian thought & culture closer to the people of Papua New Guinea,” He further said.