A behind-the-scenes wrap of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the G-7 meet launched on Sunday captured a number of key moments from the summit, particularly his interplay with different world leaders. PM Modi arrived in Japan on Friday for the annual summit of the G7 grouping and the third in-person Quad leaders’ assembly.
The video exhibits him interacting with massive crowds of Indians in Hiroshima who had gathered at a lodge to fulfill him. Members of the Indian group had mentioned they have been “extraordinarily excited” to have the Prime Minister amongst them.
PM Modi was additionally seen interacting individually with world leaders equivalent to US President Joe Biden, Australia Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, and Japan Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.
The video additionally highlights the meeting of the Quad group leaders after they delivered a thinly veiled swipe at Beijing’s behaviour Saturday at a summit in Hiroshima.
“We strongly oppose destabilizing or unilateral actions that search to vary the established order by power or coercion,” the assertion mentioned, utilizing diplomatic language that appeared to discuss with China’s financial ways to realize leverage over poorer nations and in addition its army growth within the Pacific.
Other leaders that PM Modi interacted with on the sidelines of the G7 Summit included UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, Brazil President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Rishi Sunak and PM Modi discussed the India-UK free commerce settlement, innovation, and science together with the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between the 2 nations.
In the first in-person meeting with President Zelensky because the Russian offensive, PM Modi assured him that India “and I personally, would positively do no matter is in our capability to resolve this case”.
Today, PM Modi arrived in Papua New Guinea the place he’ll host the third summit of the Forum for India-Pacific Islands Cooperation (FIPIC) on Monday with Prime Minister James Marape. As a gesture of respect, PM Marape touched PM Modi’s feet whereas welcoming him to the Pacific Island nation.
In the third and remaining leg of the journey, PM Modi will go to Australia from May 22 to 24 the place he’ll maintain a bilateral assembly to take inventory of ties between the nations. He will even work together with Australian CEOs, enterprise leaders and members of the Indian group.