New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday returned home after his two-day visit to Paris during which he attended the crucial climate change conference and launched the India-mooted International Solar Alliance.
During his visit, the Prime Minister met US President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the climate conference and held a bilateral meeting with Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe.
Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif also had a 'casual meeting' on the sidelines of the climate summit. The Prime Minister also met his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and a host of other world leaders.
Modi along with French President Francois Hollande had launched the International Solar Alliance and pledged India's assistance of USD 30 million for the initiative that brings together developed and developing countries.