Prime Minister Narendra Modi today embarked on a three-nation visit to France, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. He will be visiting France on an official visit on August 22-23 and then to attend G-7 summit on August 25-26 in Biarritz, France.
Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Biarritz, France at the invitation of President Emmanuel Macron for the 2019 G-7 Summit as ‘Biarritz Partner’ from 25-26 August 2019. During the Summit, Prime Minister is expected to speak in Sessions on Environment, Climate, Oceans and Digital Transformation.
“The bilateral visit to France and the invitation to G7 Summit are in keeping with the tradition of strong and close partnership and high-level political contacts between India and France,” the MEA said in a statement.
PM Modi will make a state visit to UAE on August 23-24. During his visit, PM would be meeting the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to discuss bilateral, regional and international matters of mutual interest. Prime Minister will receive the Order of Zayed, the highest civil decoration of the UAE which was conferred earlier in April 2019.
Later, Prime Minister will also make a state visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain on August 24-25, the visit is significant as this will be the first-ever visit of an Indian Prime Minister to the country. PM Modi will also inaugurate the renovated Krishna Temple in Manama.