Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a virtual summit with his United Kingdom counterpart PM Boris Johnson where they will unveil a 10-year roadmap to further broad base bilateral ties on Tuesday.

According to the release of the Ministry of External Affairs, the Summit will an important opportunity to elevate multi-faceted strategic ties and level-up the cooperation on regional and global issues of mutual interest.

“A comprehensive roadmap 2030 will be launched during the summit, which will pave the way for further expanding and deepening India-UK cooperation over the next decade across five key areas,” the Ministry of External Affairs said.

The five key areas of deepening the Indo-UK relationship will be a people-to-people relationship, trade and prosperity, defense and security, climate action and healthcare. Both the leaders will also talk about global cooperation in fighting COVID-19.

India and the UK has been sharing a Strategic Partnership since 2004. Meanwhile, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is also scheduled to participate in the G7 Summit meeting to be held in London this week, from Monday to Thursday.

India is invited as a guest country to attend the G7 Summit. S. Jaishankar will thereafter undertake a bilateral visit to the UK.