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Narendra Modi arrives in Hamburg ahead of G20 summit after three-day Israel visit

Hamburg: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday arrived in the German city Hamburg to attend the G20 Summit, after wrapping up his historic three-day visit to Israel.

He will attend the summit hosted by Germany on 7 and 8 July.

The theme of the summit this year is 'Shaping an Inter-connected World'.

"PM @narendramodi reaches Hamburg for the G20 Summit. Key multilateral and bilateral engagements will take place through the summit," the Prime Minister's Office tweeted.

On the sidelines of the summit, Modi is to participate in a meeting of leaders of the BRICS — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — grouping tomorrow. He is also set to hold bilateral meetings with some of the world leaders there.

The G20, founded in 1999, comprises a mix of the world's largest and emerging economies, representing about two-thirds of the world's population, 85 percent of global gross domestic product and over 75 per cent of global trade.

The members of this summit are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kigdom, the United States, and the European Union.

Published Date: Jul 07, 2017 07:24 AM | Updated Date: Jul 07, 2017 07:33 AM

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