Prime Minister Modi leaves for Delhi after G20 Summit in Japan

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday left for New Delhi after concluding his visit to Japan where he attended the G20 Summit and met with the world leaders including US President Donald Trump.

Modi arrived in Japan on Thursday. During his stay in Osaka, Modi held meetings with several leaders, including Russian president Vladimir Putin and China’s Xi Jinping. He also took part in a series of summit sessions, bilateral and multilateral meetings.

“PM @narendramodi leaves for Delhi after the #G20 Summit in Osaka, where he took part in a series of Summit sessions, bilateral and multilateral meetings,” Prime Minister’s office tweeted.

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said, “More than 20 engagements in three days! PM @narendramodi concludes his 3-day high-energy diplomacy to Osaka. Attended the #G20 Summit, along with 9 Bilaterals, 8 pull-aside meetings, 2 plurilaterals, 1 multilateral on the margins the #G20 Summit.”

Modi held a Trilateral Meeting with Japanese PM Abe Shinzo and US President Donald Trump on margins of G20 Summit. The discussions between the three leaders were focused on how the three countries can work together towards an open, stable and rule-based Indo-Pacific region.

Prime Minister Modi also met the presidents of Indonesia and Brazil separately and discussed ways to boost bilateral ties and enhance cooperation in trade and investment.

“Excellent meeting with President @jokowi, where we reviewed all aspects of India-Indonesia ties. Looking forward to increasing maritime cooperation, more trade and stronger people-to-people linkages with Indonesia,” PM Modi said.

“Taking forward the comprehensive strategic partnership. PM @narendramodi had a productive meeting with Indonesian President @jokowi on margins of #G20Summit . Discussed expanding cooperation in trade & investment, defence, maritime, space & exchanged views on Indo-Pacific vision,” Raveesh Kumar said in a tweet.

PM Modi said, “Happy to have met President @jairbolsonaro of Brazil. India and Brazil are cooperating extensively and working together in various global forums. Building on this, we seek to further diversify economic and cultural relations with Brazil.”

“Deepening the close & multifaceted strategic partnership. PM @narendramodi & Brazilian President @jairbolsonaro held wide-ranging discussions on bilateral relationship, specially cooperation in trade & investment, agriculture & bio-fuels in the context of climate change,” Kumar added.

PM Modi and Australian PM Scott Morrison held discussion on enhancing cooperation in sports, mining technology, defence & maritime cooperation and Indo-Pacific.

“Last engagement at the #G20Summit PM @narendramodi & Australian PM @ScottMorrisonMP met on the margins of #G20OsakaSummit. Good discussion on enhancing cooperation in sports, mining technology, defence & maritime cooperation and Indo-Pacific.,” Kumar said.

Prime Minister Modi at G20 Summit took part in a special session on empowerment of women. The session witnessed an in-depth dialogue on how to further women empowerment and work towards gender equality.

“Disasters, natural or manmade, require quick and effective remedial measures. They invariably affect the poor the most. At the G20 Summit, invited other nations to join the International Coalition on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure. Let us close ranks for a safer planet,” Modi said.