Diversification of supply chains was the top focus of the India-Italy virtual summit on Friday, the 5th such virtual summit attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
The virtual summit between Indian PM Modi and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte also saw both sides discussing the COVID-19 crisis and G20 summit, given Italy will host the summit next year and India in 2022.
Sandeep Chakravorty, Secretary (Europe West) at the MEA presser, after the virtual summit said, “Italy is very keen to diversify its supply chains & investment to have a more substantive economic partnership with India. Bilateral economic cooperation was focused on diversification of supply chains”.
India, Australia, and Japan are working on alternate supply chains, and the focus is such that more countries should join the initiative.
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