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LS Speaker Birla holds discussions with President of European Parliament on challenges posed by COVID 19

LS Speaker Birla holds discussions with President of European Parliament on challenges posed by COVID 19

New Delhi, Jan 13 (UNI) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Wednesday held discussion with President of the European Parliament David Sassoli on virtual mode and discussed the challenges posed by the COVID 19.
The two sides noted the importance of parliamentary exchanges for promoting mutual understanding and goodwill between the world's largest democracies. They also discussed the challenges posed by the COVID19 pandemic and climate change.
The Lok Sabha Speaker and President of the European Parliament also noted that greater parliamentary exchange were important to realize the full potential of India-EU relationship, particularly in trade and investment.
During the discussion, Mr Birla expressed his condolences for the loss of lives in the European Union due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and underscored the need for global action to overcome the challenges of the pandemic.

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