Prime Minister Modi to visit Italy to participate in G7 Summit in Apulia

This will be India’s 11th participation in the G7 Summit and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s fifth consecutive participation in the Summit. 

Prime Minister Modi to visit Italy to participate in G7 Summit in Apulia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a visit to Apulia, Italy today to participate in the G7 Summit tomorrow. Briefing media in New Delhi, Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra said India has been invited as an outreach country. 

This will be the Prime Minister’s first overseas travel after assuming office in his third consecutive term. He said the visit will also be an opportunity to engage with other world leaders present at the G7 Summit on issues of importance to India as also to the Global South. 

This will be India’s 11th participation in the G7 Summit and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s fifth consecutive participation in the Summit. 

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The G7 Summit will take place over three days, starting today (13.6.24). The Prime Minister is scheduled to participate in the Outreach Session on the following day (14.6.24). The focus of this session will be on Artificial Intelligence, Energy, Africa, and the Mediterranean.

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On the sidelines of the Summit, the Prime Minister is expected to hold bilateral meetings with the leaders of G7 countries. Mr Modi will hold a bilateral meeting with his Italian counterpart Giorgia Meloni. 

 G7 Group was established as a platform for economic and financial cooperation in response to the 1973 energy crisis. It comprises of United States, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Canada, and Britain. 

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