New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Germany early on Sunday morning. He is in Germany to attend the G7 Summit being held at Schloss Elmau. Theme of this year’s G7 Summit is ‘Progress Towards an Equitable World’.
This will be Modi’s third time attending the summit, where he will participate in various discussions surrounding climate change, energy, food security, health, environment, democracy and gender equality. Prior to this Modi has attended the G7 France 2018, then in 2021, he participated virtually in the G7 summit hosted by UK.
The G7 countries- Japan, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Canada and United States of America comprise about 45% global GDP and more than 10% world population.
G7 summit is a platform to have bilateral discussions on several global issues like peace, counter-terrorism, development education, health, environment & climate change.
Inviting India for the summit German Chancellor Olaf Scholz had said, India and other nations are representative of the countries ‘whose contribution is needed by the world, if we are to make progress in world global challenges in future” Representatives from South Africa and Senegal were also sent an invite for the summit.
Modi will be in Germany June 26 to June 27 to attend the G7 Summit. Prime Minister will also address the Indian community during his visit.