New Delhi (NVI): US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and assured that United States would support India’s climate plans by facilitating affordable access to green technologies and requisite finance.
During the meeting, Modi noted that India is committed to meeting its nationally determined contributions under the Paris Agreement and that it was among the few countries on track to meet these commitments.
“Kerry said that United States would support India’s climate plans by facilitating affordable access to green technologies and requisite finance,” the External Affair Ministry said.
Both the leaders also discussed a forthcoming summit of 40 world leaders.
“Kerry positively noted India’s Climate Actions including its ambitious renewable energy plans. He briefed the Prime Minister about the upcoming Leaders’ Summit on Climate scheduled for 22-23 April 2021,” the Ministry of External Affairs said.
Meanwhile, Modi recalled his recent interactions with President Biden including during the Quad Leaders’ Summit and requested Kerry to convey his best wishes to Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.
He agreed that cooperation between India and the United States particularly on financing innovation and faster deployment of green technologies would have a positive demonstration effect on other countries.