- Prime Minister Modi will attend the G7 summit at the invitation of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.
- Germany is the current chair of the G7.
- After attending the G7 summit, the Prime Minister will travel to the United Arab Emirates on June 28.
PM Modi’s visit to Germany, UAE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the G7 summit at the invitation of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. Prime Minister Modi will visit the Alpine castle of Schloss Elmau in southern Germany on June 26 and 27 to attend the annual G7 summit, which is expected to focus on pressing global issues, including the Ukrainian crisis and the situation in the Indo-Pacific region. On June 28, Modi will travel from Germany to the United Arab Emirates to express his condolences on the death of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the former president of the Gulf state.
Germany is currently the chairman of the G7, which brings together the seven richest countries in the world. It includes the UK, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the USA. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Elmau Castle, Germany at the invitation of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to attend the German-led G7 summit on June 26-27,” the German Foreign Ministry said in a statement. .
Modi’s latest visit to Germany was on May 2, when he visited the country to attend the sixth edition of the India-Germany Intergovernmental Consultations (IGC). US President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, French President Emmanuel Macron and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are among the top leaders in attendance at the summit. “During the summit, the Prime Minister is expected to speak in two sessions on environment, energy, climate, food security, health, gender equality and democracy,” the MEA said in a statement. Other democracies such as Argentina, Indonesia, Senegal and South Africa were also invited to strengthen international cooperation on these important issues, the MEA said.
“After attending the G7 summit, the Prime Minister will travel to the United Arab Emirates on June 28 to express his personal condolences on the passing of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, former President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi,” MEA said in a statement. said.