Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Italy’s capital Rome on Friday to participate in the two-day G20 Summit. PM Modi will pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi in the afternoon. Modi will be travelling to Rome and Glasgow from October 29 to November 2 to attend the 16th G-20 Summit and the World Leaders’ Summit of COP-26 respectively, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has said.
Narendra Modi will use this opportunity to ensure greater cooperation from the nations participating in the G20 summit. The main focus of this year’s G-20 Summit will be the global economy, health, sustainable development, environment and climate change.
PM Modi is likely to hold several bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the G20 Summit including one with Italian PM Mario Draghi. He is also likely to meet heads of several states. Prime Minister is scheduled to have a brief meeting with European Union President Ursula Von Der Leyen and President of European Council Charles Michel today.
Besides, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet Pope Francis on Saturday. Kerala Catholic Bishops Council (KCBC) President Cardinal George Alencherry in a statement confirmed the news. He said that the meeting between His Holiness Pope Francis and PM Narendra Modi will take place on October 30.
(With ANI Inputs)