New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the outreach sessions of the G-7 (Group of Seven) summit on June 12 and 13. He will attend this conference through digital medium at the invitation of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Britain is chairing this summit and has invited India, Australia, South Korea and South Africa to the G-7 summit. The G-7 has Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the US and the UK as well as the European Union.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the G-7 meeting for the second time
This will be the second time that the Prime Minister will attend the G-7 meeting. In the year 2019, India was invited to the G-7 summit chaired by France. The Prime Minister participated in the sessions related to “Climate, Biodiversity and Ocean and Digital Transformation” of this conference.
A statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said the theme of the conference is “better rebuilding” and that Britain has identified four priority areas under its presidency. These include strengthening resilience against future pandemics, leading the global ‘recovery’ from the coronavirus pandemic, addressing climate change, promoting future prosperity while supporting fair and free trade, and sharing common values, according to the statement. and supporting open societies.
Leaders to exchange views on the way forward for global recovery from the pandemic
In this conference, with the focus of health and climate change, all the leaders will exchange their views on the way forward for global recovery from the corona epidemic. It is to be known that the Ministry of External Affairs had said last month that Modi would not go to Britain to attend the G-7 summit in view of the current situation of the corona virus epidemic in the country.
Last month, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar visited London to attend the G-7 Foreign Ministers’ Conference. However, he himself could not attend the conference after two members of the Indian delegation were found infected with Kovid-19. He participated in the conference through digital medium.