Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted an invitation from French President Emmanuel Macron to attend the outreach session of the G7 Summit in Biarritz as a special invitee. The 45th summit of the G7 group of countries is going to take place from August 24 to August 26 in Biarritz in France.
He was responding to queries relating to comments of the minister of state for foreign affairs of France Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne regarding the invitation extended to India. The invitation is a reflection of the personal chemistry between the two leaders, a demonstration of our deepening strategic partnership and recognition of India as a major economic power.
PM has accepted the invitation to attend the event which will also include a bilateral component. Lemoyne is currently visiting India and it is the first French ministerial trip to the country after the Narendra Modi government assumed office for a second term.
About 45th G7 summit
It is held on August 25–27, 2019, in Biarritz, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France.
Host country: France