Narendra Modi to hold 10 bilateral meetings on G-20 sidelines

Published: Jun 25, 2019, 15:03 IST | mid-day online desk

The G20 summit which is being held at Osaka from June 28 to 29 and it is likely that the issues of energy security, countering terrorism and return of economic fugitives are risen

Narendra Modi to hold 10 bilateral meetings on G-20 sidelines
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold 10 bilateral meetings, including the ones with France, Japan, Indonesia, US, Turkey, on the sidelines of G-20 Summit in Japan.

He will also be meeting leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China & South Africa (BRICS) and Russia-India-China (RIC).

Modi will attend the G20 summit which is being held at Osaka from June 28 to 29 and is likely to raise the issues of energy security, countering terrorism and return of economic fugitives.

The summit is centred around the theme "Human-Centred Future Society" and will adopt a declaration.

According to Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), the issues of importance for India at G20 includes energy security, financial stability, disaster resilient infrastructure, reformed multilateralism, WTO reforms, countering terrorism, the return of economic fugitives, food security, the democratisation of technologies and portable social security schemes.

The world leaders will discuss free trade and economic growth, global economy including taxation, finance, digital economy, and artificial intelligence, inclusive and sustainable world during the summit.

India has participated in all the G20 summits held so far and will host the summit in 2022 for the first time. India, Russia, and China will hold a trilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit.

Besides India and the host Japan, other participants are Australia, Brazil, Canada, South Africa, Russia, US, UK, European Union, Argentina, Saudi Arabia, China, France, Russia, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Korea, and Turkey.

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