PM Modi in Germany live updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India’s dedication to climate commitments is evident from its performance. Speaking at a G7 session on climate, energy and health, Modi said that his country have achieved the target of 40 per cent energy capacity from non-fossil sources nine years before time. He also highlighted that, although 17 per cent of the world’s population resides in India, its contribution of global carbon emissions is only 5 per cent.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz welcomed Prime Minister Modi at the G7 Summit where the leaders of the world’s seven richest countries will discuss various important global issues, including the Russian invasion of Ukraine, food security and counter-terrorism. During the summit, Modi will exchange views with the leaders of the bloc and its partners on issues such as energy, food security, counter-terrorism, environment and democracy.
Earlier in the day, the prime minister held a productive meeting with Argentinian President Alberto Fernandez in Munich on the sidelines of the G7 Summit on Sunday and reviewed the full range of the bilateral ties. During the meeting, the two leaders discussed various issues like trade and investment, defence cooperation, agriculture, climate action and food security.