UK Invites PM Narendra Modi For G7, Says Boris Johnson To Visit India Ahead Of Summit

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UK Invites PM Modi For G7, Says Boris Johnson To Visit India 'Ahead' Of Summit

G7 Summit: Aside from India, Australia and South Korea have additionally been invited (File)

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been invited by the UK to attend the G7 summit to be held within the nation’s Cornwall area in June. The group that features the world’s seven main democratic economies — UK, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the USA — and the European Union, will talk about international points just like the coronavirus pandemic, local weather change and open commerce. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who had cancelled his India go to for this 12 months’s Republic Day occasion due to the detection of the mutant pressure of the virus in Britain, is more likely to go to the nation “forward of the G7”, a press assertion learn.

Aside from India, Australia and South Korea have additionally been invited to the summit.

“UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will use the primary in-person G7 summit in virtually two years to ask leaders, together with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to grab the chance to construct again higher from coronavirus, uniting to make the long run fairer, greener and extra affluent,” the assertion learn.

The three nations have been invited to the summit as visitors to “deepen the experience and expertise across the desk.”

Highlighting the rising cooperation between India and the UK over the struggle towards the coronavirus, the assertion learn: “As ‘pharmacy of the world’, India already provides greater than 50% of the world’s vaccines, and the UK and India have labored intently collectively all through the pandemic. Our Prime Ministers converse commonly and Prime Minister Johnson has mentioned he’ll go to India forward of the G7”.


“Coronavirus is likely probably the most harmful power we have now seen for generations and the best take a look at of the fashionable world order we have now skilled. It’s only proper that we method the problem of constructing again higher by uniting with a spirit of openness to create a greater future,” the assertion quoted Mr Johnson as saying.

The centre had suspended flight operations between India and the UK for over two weeks due to the brand new pressure, which was first detected within the European nation. Mr Johnson, who had accepted to be the chief visitor on the Republic Day parade, cancelled his go to quickly after saying a nation-wide shutdown over the virus.

“In gentle of the nationwide lockdown introduced final night time, and the velocity at which the brand new coronavirus variant is spreading, the Prime Minister mentioned that it was necessary for him to stay within the UK so he can deal with the home response to the virus,” a UK authorities assertion had mentioned earlier this month.


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