Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Japan’s Osaka for the G20 Summit during which he will attend important plurilateral meetings and meet with the world leaders including US President Donald Trump.
Apart from Trump, Prime Minister Modi will also meet Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and other leaders during the G20 Summit.
“Early morning arrival in Osaka. The #G20 Summit, bilateral and multilateral interactions await PM @narendramodi in the coming two days. He will elaborate on many issues of global importance and present India’s viewpoint,” the prime minister’s office (PMO) tweeted.
This will be Prime Minister Modi’s sixth G20 Summit which is being held at Osaka on June 28-29.
“PM @narendramodi arrives at Kansai International airport in #Osaka to attend the #G20summit . Over the next 3 days, PM has a range of bilateral and plurilateral engagements to articulate India’s views on the global platform,” ministry of external affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.
大阪、こんにちは (Hello, Osaka!)
PM @narendramodi arrives at Kansai International airport in #Osaka to attend the #G20summit . Over the next 3 days, PM has a range of bilateral and plurilateral engagements to articulate India’s views on the global platform. pic.twitter.com/gVF8vPemmj
— Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) June 26, 2019
Meanwhile soon after his arrival, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on the side-lines of the G20 summit .
Earlier, In his departure statement, he said that issues such as women empowerment, artificial intelligence and common efforts to address challenges like terrorism will be high on his agenda.
“The summit will provide an important opportunity to reiterate and reinforce our strong support to reformed multilateralism, which is crucial for preserving rule-based international order in today’s fast-changing world,” Modi said.
On the sidelines, Modi said, he “looks forward to engaging with leaders of our major partner countries on important issues of bilateral and global importance.
“I also look forward to host the next Russia, India and China Informal Summit on the sidelines, and also to participate in the next informal meetings of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and JAI (Japan, America and India) leaders,” he added.