PM Modi to attend G-20 next week

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Japan next week to attend the G-20 summit where issues such as financial stability, WTO reform, black money, and terrorism will be on top of the agenda for India.

Modi will attend the 14th G-20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, from June 28-29.

The summit will also be attended by Heads of State or government of member countries, EU and other invited nations and international organizations, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.

MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar announced that former Union minister Suresh Prabhu would be India’s Sherpa at the 14th meeting of the world’s top economies in Osaka, Japan.

“This would be the sixth time that Prime Minister Modi would be participating in the G-20 summit. Apart from participating at the summit, the prime minister will also have bilateral meetings. He will also have plurilateral meetings which would be announced closer to the date,” he said. G-20 comprises Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the European Union, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the UK and the US.