Modi arrives in Hiroshima for G7 Summit
New Delhi, May 19, 2023
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived in Hiroshima to participate in the G7 Summit where he will also be holding bilateral meetings with several world leaders.
Earlier, in a departure statement, the Prime Minister In a departure statement stated that he was embarking on the visit at the invitation of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.
“It will be a pleasure to meet Prime Minister Kishida again after his recent visit to India for the India – Japan Summit. My presence in this G7 Summit is particularly meaningful as India holds the G20 Presidency this year, “ he said.
“I look forward to exchanging views with the G7 countries and other invited partners on the challenges that the world faces and the need to collectively address them. I would also be holding bilateral meetings with some of the leaders attending the Hiroshima G7 Summit,” he added.
Later, the Prime Minister thanked the Indian Diaspora who were gathered outside the airport waving the tricolour.
“I am grateful to Hiroshima’s Indian community for a memorable welcome to the city,” he said while sharing some photos on Twitter.