New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi The G-7 is embarking on a six-day visit to Japan, Papua New Guinea and Australia on Friday to attend some key multilateral summits, including the Quad group. Officials said the prime minister will attend over 40 events during the three-day visit. likely to participate. He told that he will hold talks with more than two dozen world leaders in summits, including bilateral meetings.
Will participate in the annual summit of G-7
Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra told reporters that on the morning of May 19, Prime Minister Modi would leave for the Japanese city of Hiroshima on the first leg of his visit, where he would attend the annual summit of the G-7, a group of the world’s advanced economies. Will take. He told that he (Prime Minister Modi) is going there on the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. Japan, as the current chair of the G-7 group, is hosting its summit and India has been invited as the guest country.
Several topics related to priorities will be discussed in the G-7 group meeting.
Kwatra told that many topics related to priorities will be discussed in the meeting of G-7 group, including increasing connectivity, security, nuclear disarmament, economic security, regional issues, climate change, food and health and development besides digitization, science and technology. Issues like. He told that India will participate in three formal sessions, in which the first two sessions will be held on 20 May and the third session will be held on 21 May. The topics of the first two sessions will be food and health and gender equality and climate change and environment. At the same time, topics like peaceful, sustainable and progressive world have been included in the third session.
PM Modi will attend the quad group meeting
Kwatra told that a meeting of the leaders of the Quad group is likely to be held in Hiroshima, Japan this week in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese will participate. The meeting of the leaders of the proposed Quad countries in Sydney has been canceled after Biden postponed his visit to Australia to resolve the crisis. The foreign secretary said that the reasons for which the scheduled meeting is not happening in Sydney are known to you. Everyone has and taking advantage of the presence of the four leaders in Hiroshima, there is a plan to hold this meeting there.
Will hold bilateral talks with the Prime Minister of Japan and leaders of some other countries on the sidelines of the G-7 summit
The Foreign Secretary informed that Prime Minister Modi will hold bilateral talks with the Prime Minister of Japan and leaders of some other countries on the sidelines of the G-7 summit. He told that in the bilateral talks of Prime Minister Modi with Japanese Prime Minister Kishida, other topics including economic matters will be discussed. Prime Minister Modi will also unveil the bust of Mahatma Gandhi in Hiroshima. Kwatra informed that Prime Minister Modi will travel from Japan to Port Moresby, where he will jointly host the 3rd Summit of the Forum for India-Pacific Islands Co-operation (FIPIC) with Prime Minister James Marape of Papua New Guinea on May 22. do. It is noteworthy that this will be the first visit of an Indian Prime Minister to Papua New Guinea.
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