As the G7 Summit concludes, Prime Minister Modi meets Sunak and Lula of Brazil


Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a busy final day of the Group of Seven (G7) Summit which wrapped up on Sunday, meeting Britain’s finance minister Rishi Sunak and former Brazilian President Luiz InĂ¡cio Lula da Silva.

During their virtual meeting, Sunak and Modi discussed India-UK ties under the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, economic ties and cooperation in the health and other sectors. In his conversation with Lula, Modi spoke about Brazil-India ties and congratulated the former president on his New Year proposals. Lula’s project plans to provide training and jobs for 200 million young people in developing countries.

Modi also participated in working sessions on Free, Open and Responsible Supply Chains and on Digital Governance. During the session on Digital Governance, he stressed the need for digital inclusion, deeper partnership between G7 countries and international cooperation on data-driven innovations.

Earlier in the day, the Prime Minister joined leaders from the other G7 countries to affirm their commitment to the Paris Agreement and the role of the Indo-Pacific in prospective peace and security.