PM Modi invited by UK to attend G7 summit as a guest in June 2021

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been invited by the United Kingdom to attend G7 summit as a guest in June 2021.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he will visit India ahead of the G7 summit. He also said that as ‘pharmacy of the world’, India already supplies more than 50% of the world’s vaccines, and the UK and India have worked closely together throughout the pandemic.

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According to the press release by the British High Commission said that the meet is scheduled to be held in Cornwall from June 11 to 14, 2021.

The release also stated that Boris Johnson may visit India ahead of the G7 summit. Terming India as ‘pharmacy of the world’, the UK lauded the efforts regarding the production of coronavirus vaccine and said, “India already supplies more than 50 per cent of the world’s vaccines, and the UK and India have worked closely together throughout the pandemic.”

This year the UK has also invited leaders from Australia and South Korea to attend as guest countries to deepen the expertise and experience around the table, said the release.

Boris Johnson

The summit in June will address shared challenges, from beating coronavirus and tackling climate change, to ensuring that people everywhere can benefit from open trade, technological change and scientific discovery.

G7 is a grouping of the UK, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the USA and the EU.

 

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