Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is currently on a two-day visit to Germany to attend the Group of Seven (G7) summit, landed in Munich on Sunday. Upon his arrival in Munich, the Prime Minister was met by Indian officials at the airport. As he left the airport, he was enthusiastically greeted by a Bavarian band who were waiting for his arrival and started playing symphonies. According to the visuals relating to the same, PM Modi can be seen enjoying the melodies played by the fine musicians of Bavaria, the largest German state.
Landed in Munich to participate in the G-7 summit. I look forward to fruitful discussions with world leaders during the Summit. pic.twitter.com/ahajucILW2
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 26, 2022
It is pertinent to mention here that Prime Minister Modi is on a two-day visit (June 26-27) to Germany to attend the G7 summit as well as to hold bilateral talks with several participating states. In addition to this, Prime Minister Modi is also expected to interact with Indian Diaspora across Europe during his visit to Germany.
PM Modi in Germany
Prime Minister Modi began his official visit to Germany on Sunday for the G7 summit under the German presidency scheduled for June 26-27, during which he will hold not only bilateral talks with G7 countries, but also with candidate countries. .
During the first day of his visit, Prime Minister Modi is due to hold bilateral talks with Argentine President Alberto Fernandez and also meet the Minister-President of Bavaria, Germany’s largest state by area. While on June 27, Prime Minister Modi will attend the G7 summit and also hold bilateral talks with the US, France, UK, Japan and Germany on the sidelines of the G7 summit.
Notably, on June 26, PM Modi in Munich will interact with the Indian diaspora from across Europe. “During my stay in Germany, I also look forward to meeting members of the Indian diaspora from all over Europe, who contribute immensely to their local economies and also enrich our relations with European countries,” Prime Minister Modi said. according to the PMO.
The current G7 summit is taking place under the German Presidency at Schloss Elmau in Germany. It is important to mention that the G7 grouping includes Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States and the European Union, however, the host country (the who holds the presidency) can invite other countries to the summit as well. Thus, in addition to India, Germany has also invited Argentina, Indonesia, Senegal and South Africa to strengthen international collaboration on important issues.
Notably, the agendas of this G7 summit on which states are likely to have discussions are the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, the global energy crisis, the global food crisis, security in the Indo-Pacific region, the fight against Beijing and counter-terrorism.