PM Modi to attend G20 Summit in Rome: Foreign Secretary

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New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): Foreign Secretary of India Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Joint Secretary of UNES, Srinivas Gotru and Spokesperson of MEA Arindam Bagchi held a joint press conference on October 28. Foreign Secretary said, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Rome, Italy from October 29 till October 31. He would be in Rome to attend the G20 Summit on the invitation of Italy's Prime Minister Mario Draghi. This would be Prime Minister's 8th G20 Summit.” “The last in-person summit that Prime Minister has attended was in Osaka in June 2019. Italy's theme for its presidency is people, planet and prosperity, it comes from the 2030 UN agenda for sustainable development,” said Foreign Secretary. “Focus of Italy is on recovery from the pandemic, strengthening global health governance, economic recovery and resilience, climate change and energy transition and sustainable development and food security,” he added. Foreign Secretary also said that PM Narendra Modi will be calling on Pope Francis at the Vatican City.

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