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By Zoya Saleem
May 20, 2023
PM Modi held a bilateral meeting with Korea’s President Yoon Suk Yeol in Hiroshima to attend the annual summit of the G7 grouping and the third in-person Quad leaders’ meeting.
The 49th G7 (Group of Seven) summit is taking place at Hiroshima, the site of the world’s first atomic strike at the end of World War II, with the leaders of seven of the most powerful democracies in the world gathered together.
Modi’s Interview to Yomiuri Shimbun in Japan
The G7 meeting was attended by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who stressed the value of the G7 and G20 working together to address urgent global concerns. Modi, who also chairs the G20 stressed his dedication to leading the international community in addressing the problems facing the “Global South,” which includes developing and emerging nations. Modi emphasized the necessity for cooperation with Japan and other like-minded nations in order to consistently address the primary problems of developing countries while pointing out how geopolitical tensions were disrupting the supply chains for food and energy. The PM stresses on concentrating on finding ways to coordinate initiatives under the G7 and G20 presidencies to address diverse global concerns.
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Modi unveils Gandhian ideology in Hiroshima
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils the bust of Mahatma Gandhi on saturday.
As a gesture of peace and goodwill between India and Japan and in honor of Prime Minister Modi’s visit to the city for the G7 summit, India gave the bust to Hiroshima.
The Mayor of Hiroshima Matsui Kazumi, on PM Modi unveiling a bust of Mahatma Gandhi, claims that the presentation of his bust to this city is very meaningful because our wish exactly coincides with Mahatma Gandhi’s policy.
The two nations intend to follow Gandhi’s path of nonviolence, peace, and harmony and cooperate to address world concerns beginning right now.
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