PM Narendra Modi to attend annual G7 Summit at invitation of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz

PM Modi will also be holding bilateral talks with some of the leaders. US President Joe Biden, UK’s PM Boris Johnson, French President Emmanuel Macron & Canada’s PM Justin Trudeau will also be attending the G7 Summit. 

On Wednesday, June 22, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) announced that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Germany on June 26 & 27 to attend the annual G7 Summit at the invitation of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.

“Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Schloss Elmau, Germany at the invitation of Chancellor of Germany, Olaf Scholz, for the G7 Summit under the German Presidency on June 26 to 27,” MEA said in a statement.

As per the details released by MEA, PM Modi will likely be speaking in two sessions. The motive of the visit is to strengthen India’s relationship with the global economies. “During the Summit, Prime Minister Modi 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,” said the MEA.

PM Modi will also be holding bilateral talks with some of the leaders. US President Joe Biden, UK’s PM Boris Johnson, French President Emmanuel Macron & Canada’s PM Justin Trudeau will also be attending the G7 Summit.

The MEA has further stated that after attending the G7 Summit, PM Modi will be travelling to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on June 28 to pay condolences on the passing away of former President & Abu Dhabi ruler Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.