June 16. 2021. 7:56

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President von der Leyen participates in 30-strong EU-India leaders’ meeting


The value of this is estimated at over €100 million. The European Commission has also made a financial contribution of €2.2m to the World Health Organization’s to increase testing and patient care capacities in India. The leaders’ meeting will provide an opportunity to convey the EU’s continued solidarity and willingness to support India at this difficult time. Leaders are also expected to take steps to strengthen EU-India trade and investment links, to agree a partnership on connectivity, and to discuss the fight against climate change, technology cooperation, and foreign and security policy challenges. President von der Leyen, President Michel and Prime Minister Costa will hold a joint press conference following the conclusion of the meeting, foreseen at 16h CET (15h local), which will be streamed live on EbS. More information on the meeting is available on the website.