PM Modi visiting Germany for G7 summit, UAE

New Delhi, June 22 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Germany on June 26-27 for the G7 summit and then proceed to the UAE on a day-long visit on June 28 to pay his personal condolences on the passing away of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, former UAE President.

The PM is visiting Schloss Elmau, Germany, at the invitation of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, for the G7 Summit under the German Presidency.

During the Summit, Prime Minister Modi is expected to speak in two sessions that include Environment, Energy, Climate, Food Security, Health, Gender Equality and Democracy.

In an effort to strengthen international collaboration on these important issues, other democracies such as Argentina, Indonesia, Senegal and South Africa have also been invited.

On the sidelines of the Summit, Prime Minister will hold bilateral meetings with leaders of some of the participating countries, an official statement said.

The invitation to G7 Summit is in keeping with the tradition of strong and close partnership and high-level political contacts between India and Germany. Prime Minister’s last visit to Germany was on May 2, for the sixth edition of the India-Germany Inter-Governmental Consultations (IGC).

After attending the G7 Summit, Prime Minister Modi will be travelling to United Arab Emirates (UAE) to pay his personal condolences on the passing away of Sheikh Khalifa, the former UAE President and Abu Dhabi Ruler.

The PM will also take the opportunity to congratulate Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on his election as the new President of UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi.

Prime Minister will depart from UAE the same night on June 28.

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