PM Modi returns from Hamburg as G20 Summit concludes
On the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, PM Modi had a bilateral meeting with Shinzo Abe and Justin Trudeau and discussed a host of issues.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 8 July 2017 returned back to India after concluding his engagements at the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany. The years G20 Summit was held with the theme “Shaping the Interconnected World”.
At the conclusion of the Summit, the leaders of G20 countries committed to keep markets open, focus on reciprocity and non-discrimination as well as unfair trade practices.
During his visit to Hamburg, PM Modi, who participated in the plenary session of the summit, also held bilateral meets with the leaders of the G20 nations like the US President Donald Trump, British Prime Minister Theresa May, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Canadian President Justin Trudeau among others.
Let’s find out his meetings with different leaders in pictures.
Prime Minister meets Theresa May, Prime Minister of United Kingdom during G20 Summit, 2017 in Hamburg
Reports suggest that during his visit with Theresa May, Prime Minister of United Kingdom in Hamburg, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged her British counterpart to ensure the UK’s cooperation to bring back the economic offenders of the country, namely Viyaj Mallya, and former IPL chief Lalit Modi.
Prime Minister meets Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada in G20 Summit, 2017 in Hamburg
Prime Minister meets Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan during G20 Summit, 2017 in Hamburg
Prime Minister meets Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, Prime Minister of Vietnam during G20 Summit, 2017 in Hamburg
Prime Minister meets Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico, during G20 Summit, 2017 in Hamburg
Prime Minister meets Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina during G20 Summit, 2017 in Hamburg
Prime Minister Modi meets Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway during G20 Summit, 2017 in Hamburg
Prime Minister Modi holds talks with Paolo Gentiloni, Prime Minister of Italy during G20 Summit, 2017 in Hamburg
Prime Minister Modi meets Moon Jae-In, President of South korea during G20 Summit, 2017 in Hamburg
Apart from these bilateral meetings, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also attended the plenary session of G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany.
The G20 is the premier forum for international economic cooperation and increasing the central forum for all questions of global governance. The forum responds to the insight that national action alone falls short in an increasingly networked world.
The G20 forum began in 1999 as a meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors in the aftermath of the financial crises in Asia, Latin America, and Asia.
Initial Objective of the Forum
The forum was formed with an objective to preempt balance of payments problems and turmoil on financial markets by improved coordination of monetary, fiscal, and financial policies. In 2008, the first G20 Leaders’ Summit was held to deal with the global financial crisis. G20 leaders have met eleven times since 2008, and there is now a Leaders’ Summit each year.