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Modi meets President of Korea, PM of Italy and PM of Norway

  • On the sidelines of the G 20 Summit in Hamburg, the Prime Minister met today the President of the Republic of Korea H.E. Mr Moon Jae-in. Prime Minister Modi extended felicitations in person to President Moon for his victory in Presidential elections. The President recalled the Prime Minister's congratulatory phone call and tweet in Korean language, which was warmly received by the people of South Korea. Both leaders expressed their commitment to further develop the special strategic partnership between India and South Korea, particularly through participation in programmes such as Make in India, Digital India, Start up India, et cetera. The Prime Minister invited President Moon to visit India at an early date. The invitation was accepted.
  • Prime Minister Modi's discussions with Prime Minister of Italy H.E. Mr Paolo Gentolini focused on promoting bilateral relations, particularly trade and investment and people-to-people ties. Prime Minister Modi invited Italy's participation in World Food India - the food processing exhibition to be held in India in November this year. The two leaders stressed the significance of promoting interaction between medium enterprises of the two countries for strengthening bilateral economic cooperation. The Prime Minister of Italy appreciated Indian investments in his country, including in industrial sector. The two leaders also discussed ways and means to work together for providing sustainable solutions to prevent climate change and promote development in Africa.
  • Prime Minister Modi and the Prime Minister of Norway H.E. Ms Erna Solberg discussed bilateral matters, especially strengthening of economic relations. Prime Minister Modi invited participation of Norwegian pension funds in the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund. The Prime Minister of Norway invited India to participate in the Oceans' Conference on the sidelines of UNGA. In a gesture symbolising cooperation for attainment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Prime Minister Solberg presented to Prime Minister Modi, at the end of the meeting, a football with SDGs inscribed on it.
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi meeting the President of Mexico, Mr. Enrique Pena Nieto, on the sidelines of the 12th G-20 Summit, in Hamburg, Germany on July 08, 2017.
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi meeting the Prime Minister of Vietnam, Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, on the sidelines of the 12th G-20 Summit, in Hamburg, Germany on July 08, 2017.
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi meeting the Prime Minister of United Kingdom, Mr. Theresa May, on the sidelines of the 12th G-20 Summit, in Hamburg, Germany on July 08, 2017.
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi in bilateral meeting with the President of Argentina, Mr. Mauricio Macri, on the sidelines of the 12th G-20 Summit, in Hamburg, Germany on July 08, 2017.
The Prime Minister of Norway, Ms. Erna Solberg presenting the symbolic football on Sustainable Development, to the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, at the 12th G-20 Summit, at Hamburg, Germany on July 08, 2017.
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi in bilateral meeting with the Prime Minister of Italy, Mr. Paolo Gentiloni, on the sidelines of the 12th G-20 Summit, at Hamburg, Germany on July 08, 2017.
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi with the other Leaders’ of G-20 Nations, at the second day Plenary Session the 12th G-20 Summit, at Hamburg, Germany on July 08, 2017.
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi with the other Leaders of G-20 Nations, at the second day Plenary Session the 12th G-20 Summit, at Hamburg, Germany on July 08, 2017.
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi in bilateral meeting with the President of South Korea, Mr. Moon Jae-in, on the sidelines of the 12th G-20 Summit, at Hamburg, Germany on July 08, 2017.

About Sanjay Trivedi

Sanjay Trivedi is honorary editor of Asia Times. He is senior Indian Journalist having vast experience of 25 years. He worked in Janmabhoomi, Vyapar, Divya Bhaskar etc. newspapers and TV9 Channel as well as www.news4education.com. He also served as Media Officer in Gujarat Technological University.

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