PM Modi arrives in Italy for G20 Summit

Modi meets presidents of European Council, Commission at G20 Summit, said he will also meet with leaders of partner countries on the sidelines of to review India’s bilateral relations

‘Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Italy for his visit to attend the 16th G20 Summit. Prime Minister was received by senior officials of the Government of Italy and Ambassador of India in Italy,’ the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Rome earlier today to participate in the G20 Summit and deliberate on key global issues, chief among which are economic, health recovery from pandemic and climate change.

On his arrival, PM Modi said that he is also looking forward to other engagements with partner nations during this visit as well.

“Landed in Rome to take part in the @g20org Summit, an important forum to deliberate on key global issues. I also look forward to other programmes through this visit to Rome,” PM Modi tweeted.

On arrival, Prime Minister was received by senior officials of the Italian Government and the Ambassador of India in Italy.

Prime Minister Modi will pay tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his first day of arrival in Rome. He will also call on Pope Francis in the Vatican during his two-day visit.

The Prime Minister is visiting Rome at the invitation of Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi.

After the G20 Summit, PM Modi will be heading to Glasgow, United Kingdom, on November 1 and 2 for the COP26 meeting, at the invitation of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

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