G20 summit: Narendra Modi holds bilateral meetings with Shinzo Abe, Justin Trudeau in Hamburg

Hamburg: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday held bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Japan and Canada, Shinzo Abe and Justin Trudeau respectively, along with informal interactions with a number of world leaders on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg.

File image of Modi and Justin Trudeau. AP

File image of Modi and Justin Trudeau. AP

Modi also had a brief chat with many top world leaders, including US President Donald Trump, British Prime Minister Theresa May, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron.

At the BRICS leaders' gathering here, Modi held informal meetings with Brazilian President Michel Temer and South African President Jacob Zuma.

Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping also shook hands at the BRICS meet and had a conversation on a "range of issues".

The interaction between Modi and Xi took place amidst bilateral tensions over the Sikkim standoff.

He later met Abe and Trudeau and discussed a host of issues.

"Today in Hamburg, Justin Trudeau and Narendra Modi affirmed the strength of the bond between Canada and India," the office of the Canadian premier tweeted.

A family photo of the BRICS leaders was taken earlier.

On Sunday, Modi will have bilateral meetings with head of the governments of South Korea, Italy, Mexico, Argentina, the UK and Vietnam. He will also participate in G20 sessions on -Partnership with Africa, Migration and Health and Digitalisation, Women's Empowerment and Employment.

After attending the concluding session in evening, the Indian prime minister will leave for New Delhi.


Updated Date: Jul 08, 2017 09:03 AM

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