PM to address sessions at G-7 Summit; to hold bilateral talks with German Chancellor, US Prez on sidelines of Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the President of Senegal Macky Sall and held bilateral talks on the sidelines of the G-7 Summit at Biarritz, France. Mr Modi will now participate in the Session on Climate, Bio-diversity and Oceans raising India’s concerns on the emerging issues.  

Earlier, The Prime Minister had expressed happiness saying that the issues relating to climate change are going to be discussed at the G-7 Summit. Mr. Modi will also participate during another Session on Digital Technology later. 

The Prime Minister will then meet the German Chancellor Angela Merkel and United States President Donald Trump to discuss bilateral and a gamut of issues of mutual interest. 

India is one of the few countries which was extended a special invitation to participate in the summit. World leaders in the Summit aim to provide a common platform for various issues including climate change, terrorism, inequalities and trade amidst changing scenario in world trade and blocs.

The highlight of the summit is that newly invited countries will have a definite determination to work for furthering peace and stability in the region and also in boosting world economy. 

The Hindu

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