Macron’s Diplomatic Advisor Emmanuel Bonne Calls On PM Modi, discusses partnership strategies post COVID world

New Delhi: Emmanuel Bonne, Diplomatic Advisor to the French President Emmanuel Macron called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday and discussed the India-France Strategic Partnership, a force for global good in the post-COVID world.

As per the PM office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his satisfaction with the progress both countries have made on key aspects of the India-France Strategic Partnership, including counter-terrorism, cyber-security, defense, and strategic cooperation, etc.

PM Modi took to microblogging site Twitter and wrote, “Had a productive meeting with Mr. Emmanuel Bonne, Diplomatic Advisor to President Macron. Expressed joy at the progress in India-France Strategic Partnership, a force for global good in the post-COVID world. Reiterated the invitation to my friend @EmmanuelMacron to visit India.”

Anurag Srivastava, official Spokesperson, Ministry of External Affairs, tweeted, “A Strategic Partnership that is emblematic of convergence of views! Mr. Emmanuel Bonne, Diplomatic Advisor to the President of France called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) and discussed wide-ranging bilateral and global issues.”

Bonne also briefed the Prime Minister on India-France cooperation on various regional and global issues, including maritime and multilateral cooperation.

Prime Minister also recalled his recent exchanges with President Macron and conveyed his best wishes for his health. He also reiterated his invitation to President Macron to visit India as soon as conditions permits.

Emmanuel Bonne is on a visit to India for the India-France Strategic Dialogue, held on January 7, 2021.