Prime Minister Modi to visit Germany for G7 Summit on June 26-27
PM Narendra Modi will travel to the UAE after attending the G7 Summit
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Schloss Elmau, Germany for the G7 Summit under the German Presidency on June 26 and 27.
The visit is at the invitation of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Wednesday.
During the Summit, the Prime Minister is expected to speak in two sessions that include Environment, Energy, Climate, Food Security, Health, Gender Equality and Democracy. In an effort to strengthen international collaboration on these important issues, other democracies such as Argentina, Indonesia, Senegal and South Africa have also been invited, the MEA said.
Prime Minister Modi will also hold bilateral meetings with leaders of some of the participating countries on the sidelines of the Summit, the MEA said.
According to the MEA, the invitation to the G7 Summit is in keeping with the tradition of strong and close partnership and high-level political contacts between India and Germany.
The Prime Minister’s last visit to Germany was on May 2 this year for the sixth edition of the India-Germany Inter-Governmental Consultations (IGC).
After attending the G7 Summit, the Prime Minister will be travelling to United Arab Emirates (UAE) on June 28 to pay his personal condolences on the passing away of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the former UAE President and Abu Dhabi Ruler, the MEA said.
PM Modi will also take the opportunity to congratulate Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on his election as the new President of UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi.
Prime Minister Modi will depart from UAE the same night.