Munich/New Delhi, Jun 26 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Munich earlier on Sunday to an enthusiastic welcome, will talk about a community program in the Bavarian capital later today and will also hold a bilateral meeting with Argentinian President Alberto Fernandez and the Minister-President of Bavaria.
The Prime Minister will attend the G7 summit tomorrow at Schloss Elmau in Germany.
Shortly after arriving, the Prime Minister was treated to a musical performance by a Bavarian band at the airport.
Many members of the Indian community were on hand to greet the Prime Minister as he landed and clicked selfies with him and took his autograph.
The PM said in tweets:
Glimpses of the special welcome in Munich.
“I landed in Munich to participate in the G-7 summit. I look forward to fruitful discussions with world leaders during the Summit.
“The @G7 Summit awaits at Schloss Elmau in Germany, bringing together other democracies for deliberations on important global issues impacting humanity.”
Yesterday, in his departure statement, the Prime Minister said he was looking forward to meeting members of the Indian diaspora.
His visit to Germany is the second in two months, since he went to Berlin for the 6th edition of the Intergovernmental Consultations (IGC) on May 2.
The G7 is holding talks on the key topics of energy transition, economic recovery and transformation, pandemic prevention and control, sustainable investment and infrastructure, and promoting the shared values of democracy.
“During my stay in Germany, I also look forward to meeting members of the Indian diaspora from all over Europe, who contribute immensely to their local economies and also enrich our relations with European countries,” he said. .
On June 27, Prime Minister Modi is due to take part in two sessions with other G7 partner countries – one on climate, energy and health and the second on food security and gender equality.
It will also make a brief stopover in the United Arab Emirates on its way back on June 28.