Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to attend the G7 summit in Germany, met French President Emmanuel Macron. Both of the world leaders discussed a range of bilateral and global issues over a cup of tea.
Prime Minister Modi is in Germany on a two-day visit from Sunday for the summit of the G7. The two leaders held their talks over a tea break on the sidelines of the G7 Summit at Schloss Elmau, the picturesque venue of the summit in southern Germany.
Earlier, the bonhomie between Modi and Macron was on full display as they hugged and briefly chatted after the group photo. As the G7 leaders went inside the summit venue, the two leaders continued with their discussion and went inside together.
The Group of Seven (G7) is an inter-governmental political grouping consisting of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the US.
Besides India, Germany, the host of the G7 Summit, has also invited Argentina, Indonesia, Senegal and South Africa as guests for the summit to recognise the democracies of the global south as its partners.
Modi is attending the G7 summit held in the Alpine castle of Schloss Elmau in southern Germany following an invitation by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.
PM Modi also met South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in Germany on Monday and discussed full range of friendship between the two countries and explored opportunities for enhanced economic and defence cooperation. Prime Minister Modi, who is in Germany on a two-day visit from Sunday, met Ramaphosa on the sidelines of the G-7 Summit at Schloss Elmau, the picturesque venue of the summit in southern Germany.