Amsterdam, June 27: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today meet the Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte. PM Modi is expected to discuss its NSG membership issue and climate change among others. Following a meeting with the Dutch Prime Minister Rutte, PM will meet top businessmen from the Netherlands. The meeting is also to celebrate 70 years of diplomatic relations between India and the Netherlands. We are running live news updates of PM Narendra Modi in the Netherlands.
While climate change remains one of the top issues that need to be discussed with the Netherlands prime minister Mark Rutte, the other issue that has been seeking support is India’s NSG membership. One of the top issue that was discussed in Portugal, and the United States was NSG as India garnered support to ensure membership at Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) against China’s decision to block India’s entry to the elite alliance. As per the reports, China demands that the 48-nation NSG first establish criteria for inclusion of non-NPT signatories as members in the group.
In the Netherlands, PM Modi will meet Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte. The two leaders are likely to discuss global issues include counter-terrorism, climate change, India’s NSG membership among others. The reports also have it that after a meeting with Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Modi will meet top businessmen from the Netherlands-based companies. Stay with us to catch live news of Modi-Rutte meeting.