Modi to Attend G7 Summit in Italy After Lok Sabha Election Results

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi confirms attendance at the 2024 G7 Summit in Italy, scheduled for June 13-15. Modi's participation follows the declaration of India's parliamentary election results on June 4 and the oath-taking ceremony.

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Modi to Attend G7 Summit in Italy After Lok Sabha Election Results

Modi to Attend G7 Summit in Italy After Lok Sabha Election Results

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has confirmed his attendance at the upcoming G7 Summit in Puglia, Italy, scheduled to take place from June 13-15, 2024. The summit, an annual meeting of the world's largest economies, will be held after the declaration of results for India's ongoing parliamentary elections on June 4.

Why this matters: Modi's participation in the G7 Summit highlights India's growinginfluence on the global stage and underscores the country's emergence as a key player in international affairs. This development may also have significant implications for India's economic and diplomatic relationships with other major economies.

Modi accepted the invitation from his Italian counterpart, Prime Minister Georgia Meloni, in April this year to attend the G7 Summit Outreach Sessions. During an exclusive interview, Modi expressed confidence in his party's win for a third successive term, stating, "I've already received the invitation (for G7). I'm preparing for the summit. After the oath-taking ceremony, I'll go."

In April, Modi thanked Meloni for the G7 invitation when he called to greet her on Italy's Liberation Day. The External Affairs Ministry had confirmed receipt of the invitation and stated that the matter was under consideration at the time.

Italy currently holds the presidency of the G7 for 2024. The summit in Puglia will focus on key global issues, with Modi's participation marking a significant moment for India on the international stage. His attendance at the G7 Summit will follow the oath-taking ceremony after the Lok Sabha election results are announced.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's confirmation of his attendance at the G7 Summit in Italy underscores India's growing prominence in global affairs. As the world's largest economies gather to discuss pressing issues, Modi's presence will ensure that India's voice is heard on the international stage.

Key Takeaways

  • Indian PM Narendra Modi to attend G7 Summit in Italy from June 13-15, 2024.
  • Modi's participation highlights India's growing influence on the global stage.
  • Summit to focus on key global issues, with Modi's attendance marking a significant moment for India.
  • Modi accepted invitation from Italian PM Georgia Meloni in April.
  • Attendance to follow oath-taking ceremony after Lok Sabha election results are announced.