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Highlights: PM Modi Leaves For Home After G20 Summit In Japan

During his stay in Osaka, PM Modi took part in a series of summit sessions, bilateral and multilateral meetings. This was Prime Minister Modi''s sixth G20 Summit which was held on June 28-29.

Highlights: PM Modi Leaves For Home After G20 Summit In Japan

Today is the final day of the G-20 Summit in Japan's Osaka. (FILE PHOTO)

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday left for India after concluding his three-day visit to Japan where he attended the G20 Summit and met with the world leaders including US President Donald Trump.

During his stay in Osaka, PM Modi took part in a series of summit sessions, bilateral and multilateral meetings. This was Prime Minister Modi''s sixth G20 Summit which was held on June 28-29.

Since his arrival in Japan on Thursday, PM Modi has held talks with a number of world leaders including, US President Donald Trump, Russian president Vladimir Putin and China''s Xi Jinping

Today, the Prime Minister met the presidents of Indonesia and Brazil separately and discussed ways to boost bilateral ties and enhance cooperation in trade and investment.

Modi also invited the G20 countries to join a global coalition on disaster resilience, saying disasters require quick and effective remedial measures as they invariably affect the poor the most.
PM @narendramodi leaves for Delhi after the #G20 Summit in Osaka, where he took part in a series of Summit sessions, bilateral and multilateral meetings," the Prime Minister''s Office said in a tweet. 

Here are the highlights from the G-20 Summit in Osaka:

Jun 29, 2019 12:10 (IST)
Jun 29, 2019 12:10 (IST)
PM Modi meets Turkish President; holds talks on counter-terrorism, defence

PM Modi met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and held talks on a host of key issues including trade and investment, defence and counter-terrorism.

According to Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, the two leaders'' discussions focused on trade and investment, defence, counter-terrorism, IT and civil aviation.

"The interactions in Osaka continue. A productive meeting with President @RTErdogan on the sidelines of the #G20 Summit. Both leaders talked about the strong development partnership between India and Turkey," the Prime Minister''s Office said in a tweet.
Jun 29, 2019 11:31 (IST)
Jun 29, 2019 11:04 (IST)
India, Indonesia set USD 50-bn trade target by 2025

India and Indonesia on Saturday set an ambitious USD 50 billion target for bilateral trade over the next six years as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Joko Widodo discussed ways to deepen cooperation in a number of key areas including economy, defence and maritime security.

The two leaders, who are in Osaka, Japan for the G20 Summit, met in the morning and discussed ways to boost bilateral ties and enhance cooperation in trade and investment.

According to Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, India and Indonesia set a USD 50 billion target for bilateral trade by 2025.

Trade between the two countries in 2016 was USD 12.9 billion. It rose 28.7 per cent to USD 18.13 billion in 2017 with Indonesia''s exports to India reaching USD 14.08 billion and its imports from India standing at USD 4.05 billion, according to Indonesia''s Central Statistics Agency.
Jun 29, 2019 09:29 (IST)
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar holds bilateral strategic dialogue with Foreign Affairs Minister of Japan Taro Kono in Osaka.


Jun 29, 2019 08:26 (IST)
Trump, Xi begin high-stakes meeting on trade tensions

US President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping kicked off a hotly awaited meeting Saturday, with the world watching to see if they can strike a deal over their long-running trade war.
 
Experts believe the best possible outcome would be a temporary truce and a commitment to keep talking after months of trade tension saw the world's top two economies slap hefty tariffs on each other's goods.
Jun 29, 2019 07:11 (IST)
Australian prime minister took a selfie with PM Modi on the sidelines of G20 summit.
Jun 29, 2019 06:57 (IST)
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