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PM Modi to attend G-20 summit in Japan from June 27-29: MEA

The MEA spokesperson also stated that former Union minister Suresh Prabhu would be India's Sherpa at the meet.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: June 21, 2019 4:53:25 pm
  narendra modi, narendra modi g20 summit, g20 summit japan, g20 summit osaka, osaka g20 summit, Japan G20 summit, Suresh Prabhu, Suresh Prabhu G20 sherpa, indian express Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be participating in the G-20 summit for the sixth time. (Reuters/File)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan from June 27-29, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Friday.

“This would be the sixth time that Prime Minister Modi would be participating in the summit. He would hold bilateral (discussions) and participate in plurilateral meetings which would be announced closer to the date,” MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said.

The MEA spokesperson also stated that former Union minister Suresh Prabhu would be India’s Sherpa at the meet.

G-20 members are 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.

Collectively, the G-20 economies account for nearly 90 per cent of the gross world product, 80 per cent of world trade, two-thirds of the world population, and approximately half of the world land area.

With PTI inputs

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