PM Narendra Modi arrives in Rome to attend G-20 Summit

Prime News, National and International, Climate, Rome, October 29:- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday (October 29) arrived at Rome in Italy to attend the 16th G-20 Summit.

Modi will participate in the Summit from October 30 to 31 at the invitation of Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi. The summit will be attended by Heads of State of G-20 member countries, the European Union, and other invited countries and international organisations.

During the first leg of his visit to Italy, Modi will hold a joint meeting with President of European Council Charles Michel and President of European Commission Ursula von der Leyen on Thursday. He will then depart for Piazza Gandhi and pay floral tribute to the bust of Mahatma Gandhi. In the evening, Modi will hold a bilateral meeting with the Prime Minister of Italy Mario Draghi.

During his visit to Italy, the Prime Minister will also visit the Vatican City to call on Pope Francis and meet Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin.

During the second leg of his visit, Prime Minister Modi will leave for Glasgow to attend the World Leaders’ Summit of the 26th Conference of Parties (CoP-26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The high-level segment of CoP-26 will be held on November 1 and 2. It will be attended by Heads of State of more than 120 countries.

“This will be the first in-person Summit of the G20 since the outbreak of the pandemic in 2020 and will allow us to take stock of the current global situation and exchange ideas on how the G20 can be an engine for strengthening economic resilience and building back inclusively and sustainably from the pandemic,” the Prime Minister said. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)

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