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PHOTOS: PM Modi meet world leaders at G7

Last updated on: August 26, 2019 11:36 IST

After concluding his three-nation tour to France, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived in France to attend the G7 Summit.

Though India is not a member of the G7 grouping, Modi has been personally invited by French President Emmanuel Macron.

The countries which are part of the G7 include the United Kingdom, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United States.

 

Ahead of the meet Modi met several world leaders in the picturesque seaside French town of Biarritz.

Here are some of the glimpses.

Photographs: Press Information Bureau; Handout/PTI Photo

Modi arrives in Biarritz to participate in G7 summit as a Special Biarritz Partner. Apart from participating in two sessions on climate, biodiversity, oceans and digital transformation, the PM will hold a number of bilateral meetings with other leaders on the sidelines of the summit..

Prime Minister Modi meets French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron.

Modi held "fruitful discussions" with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on a wide range of key issues and discussed ways to strengthen efforts to mitigate the climate change. "Excellent meeting with the Secretary General of UN, Mr Antonio Guterres. We had extensive deliberations on key issues, most notably ways to strengthen the efforts to mitigate climate change," Modi said in  tweet. Their meeting came against the backdrop of a rare closed-door consultations on Kashmir by the United Nations Security Council after the Indian government revoked the special status to Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcating the state into two Union Territories.

Modi also had a "good" meeting with his British counterpart Boris Johnson. The two leaders discussed ways to further cement bilateral ties in trade, defence and innovation.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron and other leaders at  G7 Summit.

PM Modi interacts with Trudeau ahead of the G7 and Biarritz Partner Leaders' Dinner in Biarritz.

Modi greets Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the summit.

World leaders pose for a mandatory group photo in Biarritz, France.