G20 Summit 2018 in Argentina Live: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday will participate in two important trilateral meetings with world leaders on the sidelines of G20 Summit 2018 in Argentina during which they would discuss major global challenges and developments. The first one being between Japan, America and India and the second Russia, India, China (RIC) trilateral, which is taking place after an interval of 12 years. Also Read - US Presidential Debate 2020 Live Streaming: When And Where to Watch Donald Trump-Joe Biden Final Round of Faceoff | Check Details
Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of the G20 summit and the two discussed India’s role in addressing climate change globally. PMO sources said the meeting signifies the importance that both leaders attach to the issue of climate change. This outreach comes just a week before the COP24 meet in Katowice, Poland. Also Read - Give Concrete Solutions, Not Plain Speeches: Congress Slams PM Modi Over His Address to Nation
“UN Secretary General @antonioguterres met PM @narendramodi in #BuenosAires on the sidelines of the #G20Summit. Discussed India’s uniting role in addressing climate change globally, with specific reference to the forthcoming COP24 meeting in Katowice, Poland,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted. Also Read - Anticipating Backlash, BJP Turns Off 'Dislike' Button on YouTube Channel Amid PM Modi's Address to The Nation
PM Modi also met with Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and discussed ways to further boost economic, cultural and energy ties. The two sides also held discussions on enhancing investment in technology, renewable energy and food security.
“Had a fruitful interaction with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud. We discussed multiple aspects of India-Saudi Arabia relations and ways to further boost economic, cultural and energy ties,” PM Modi wrote on Twitter.
He also addressed ‘Yoga For Peace’ event and said the practice is India’s gift to the world for health and peace. “Yoga is India’s gift to the world for health, wellness and peace. It connects us with wellness and happiness. Yoga is bridging the vast distance between India and Argentina. It is connecting the two countries and their people,” the Prime Minister said.