New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to hold a meeting with 15 prominent world leaders. These discussions are set to span three consecutive days, commencing today, and are poised to play a pivotal role in shaping the agenda of the forthcoming summit.
Today’s agenda includes meetings with the heads of state from three nations: Mauritius, Bangladesh, and the United States. Prime Minister Modi will engage in discussions with the British Prime Minister, Japanese Prime Minister, and the German Chancellor on the inaugural day of the summit, further strengthening India’s diplomatic ties with these nations.
A highlight of the summit is the planned meeting between Prime Minister Modi and the French President on September 10, marking a significant step in fostering Indo-French relations. Additionally, other world leaders participating in the summit will also engage in talks with their counterparts, contributing to a multifaceted exchange of ideas and solutions.
World leaders from around the globe are converging on India to partake in this esteemed summit. Among the notable attendees is U.S. President Joe Biden, who is scheduled to arrive in India today. In a demonstration of India’s commitment to global cooperation, the country has extended invitations to friendly nations beyond the G20 member countries. As a result, the heads of state from Bangladesh, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Nigeria have been invited as guests to this prestigious event.
Furthermore, India has expressed its aspiration to gain membership within the African Union, a proposal that is anticipated to garner widespread support among the member states. This development has drawn praise from the United Nations (UN) chief, who recently lauded India’s commitment to strengthening ties with African nations.