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G20 Summit LIVE Updates: PM Modi Reaches Japan's Osaka; To Hold 10 Bilateral Meets With World Leaders On The Sidelines

Written By Aishwaria Sonavane | Mumbai | Published:
On Thursday morning, Prime Minister Modi arrived in Japan for the G20 Summit during which he will attend important plurilateral meetings and meet with the world leaders.
Update at 10:45 AM
3 weeks ago

BILATERAL MEET WITH SINGAPORE AND CHILE 

PM Modi held a bilateral meet with Lee Hsien Loong, the Sinagpore Prime Minister and Chilean President Sebastián Piñera

 

Update at 10:30 AM
3 weeks ago

TURKEY BILATERAL MEET

PM Modi held a bilateral meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and according to MEA the discussion focused on trade and investment, defence, counter-terrorism, IT and civil aviation.

 

Update at 6:50 AM
3 weeks ago

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at the G20 Summit took a selfie with PM Modi and shared it on his twitter handle. 

 

Update at 6:17 AM
3 weeks ago

BRAZIL BILATERAL MEET

PM Modi soon after met Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro.

 

Update at 6:10 AM
3 weeks ago

INDONESIA BILATERAL MEET

On the second day of the G20 Summit PM Modi held a meeting with the President of Indonesia Joko Widodo.

During his meeting with Indonesian president Joko Widodo, the prime minister discussed ways to deepen bilateral cooperation in trade and investment, defence and maritime fronts.

 

Update at 5:40 PM
3 weeks ago

Towards the end of the day, world leaders participating in the G20 Summit posed for a photograph.

 

Update at 2:09 PM
3 weeks ago

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau and President of France Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of G20 Summit.

 

Update at 1:18 PM
3 weeks ago

GERMANY BILATERAL MEET

PM Modi held bilateral meet with the Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel.


 

Update at 1:09 PM
3 weeks ago

RUSSIA, INDIA, CHINA TRILATERAL MEET

PM Modi held trilateral talks with President of Russia Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping. 

 

Update at 12:51 PM
3 weeks ago

Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar interacted with his Mexican counterpart Marcelo Ebrard at the G20 Summit in Japan's Osaka.

 

 

Update at 10:20 AM
3 weeks ago

PM Modi interacts with World Leaders on the sidelines of G20 Summit in Osaka. 

 

Update at 9:12 AM
3 weeks ago


INDIA-SOUTH KOREA BILATERAL MEET

After holding a trilateral meet with US-Japan, bilateral with US President Donald Trump and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, PM Modi holds a meet with the President of South Korea Moon Jae-in on the sidelines of G20 Summit in Japan's Osaka.

 

Update at 8:49 PM
3 weeks ago

INDIA-SAUDI ARABIA BILATERAL MEET

PM Modi held bilateral meet with Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the sidelines of G20 Summit in Japan's Osaka. 

The two discussed 'deepening cooperation in trade and investment, energy security, counter-terrorism'

 

Update at 7:27 AM
3 weeks ago

BRICS INFORMAL MEET

BRICS leaders- Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro, Russia President Vladimir Putin, PM Narendra Modi, China President Xi Jinping & South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa hold an informal meet on the sidelines of G20 Summit in Japan's Osaka.

Emphasising on terrorism, PM Modi addressed the informal BRICS meet.

He said, "Terrorism is an important issue for all of us. Due to terrorism, innocent lives have been killed, we have to eradicate terrorism from the world. I have called for a global conference on the issue of terrorism. I hope we will work together towards this serious concern."

 

Update at 6:28 AM
3 weeks ago

INDIA-USA BILATERAL MEET

After the 'JAI' trilateral meet, PM Modi holds bilateral meet with US President Donald Trump at Osaka on the sidelines of G20 Summit 2019.

The Modi-Trump meeting assumes significance as the US president, championing his 'America First' policy, has been a vocal critic of India for levying "tremendously high" duties on US products.

 

3 weeks ago

JAPAN-USA-INDIA TRILATERAL MEET

PM Modi holds trilateral meet with US President Donald Trump and Japan Prime Minister Shinzō Abe. 

 

Update at: 16:35
3 weeks ago

Swami Vivekananda, Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, Mahatma Gandhi, Neta ji Subhash Chandra Bose, Justice Radhabinod Pal, many Indians strengthened India's relationship with Japan: PM Modi addresses the diaspora in Japan
 

Update at: 16:30
3 weeks ago

We are dedicated towards democratic values. 2019 election was about truth: PM Modi addresses the diaspora in Osaka, Japan.

 

Update at: 16:25
3 weeks ago

You have also played part in India's festival of democracy, for that, I want to thank you: PM Modi addresses the diaspora in Osaka, Japan.

 

3 weeks ago

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the Indian diaspora at the Hyogo Prefecture Guest House in Kobe

 

Update at 3:34 PM
3 weeks ago

US President Donald Trump arrived in Japan's Osaka for the G20 Summit. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will give an address shortly. 

 

3 weeks ago

INDIA-JAPAN BILATERAL MEET

PM Modi holds first bilateral meet with Japan PM Shinzō Abe on the sidelines of G20 Summit at Osaka.

PM Modi's Japanese counterpart congratulated him for his landslide victory in the Lok Sabha 2019 elections.

He said, "Once again would like to offer my hearty congratulations to you for an overwhelming win in elections. Also, next time it is my turn to visit India and I am looking forward to my visit." 

Briefing the media, MEA said that it was a warm meeting because PM Modi and his Japanese counterpart are 'old friends'. He then said that Japan PM Abe began with the expectations of the G20 meeting, including a focus on the global economy. He spoke on PM's talk on earlier G20 meetings on the fugitive economic offender and said that G 20 should find a way to tackle it as a part of anti-corruption measures. He emphasized that G 20 should come up with an idea and focus on climate change.

MEA enlisted the range of topics discussed: 

  • Preparation for the visit to India for an annual summit later this year
  • A brief discussion on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad railway and convention centre in Varanasi. 
  • Japan's infrastructure undertakings in North East of India and work on the 'Act east forum' 
  • Joint projects in the neighbouring countries
  • Setting up of cancer hospital in Kenya
  • Requested for Japan's support and coalition for disaster resilient infra
  •  2+2 meeting between the foreign ministries and Prime Minister of the two countries
  • Trilateral meeting between Japan, India, and US
  • Indo-Pacific initiative
Update at 9:17 AM
3 weeks ago

US President Donald Trump in a tweet said that he is looking forward to meeting with PM Modi and holding a discussion about India increasing the tariffs against the United States. 

 

Update at 7:51 AM
3 weeks ago

PM Modi to meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe on the sidelines of the G20 Summit

 

Update at 6:03 AM
3 weeks ago

PM Modi arrives Japan's Osaka on Thursday early morning. Members of the Indian community welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he arrives at Swissotel Nankai hotel in the Japanese city.

 

3 weeks ago

On Thursday morning, Prime Minister Modi arrived in Japan for the  G20 Summit during which he will attend important plurilateral meetings and meet with the world leaders. 

The theme of this year's G20 Summit hosted by Japan is 'Human-centered future society'

As many as 10 bilateral meetings have been scheduled on the sidelines of the two-day G20 Summit. He will be holding meetings with France, Japan, Indonesia, US, and Turkey, among other countries. India, Russia, and China are also set to hold a trilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit. During the two-day summit, there will also be a meeting with leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China & South Africa (BRICS) and Russia-India-China (RIC).

This will be Prime Minister Modi's sixth G20 Summit which is being held at Osaka on June 28-29.

There will be four sessions as a part of the summit namely global economy, trade and investment, innovation in the digital economy and artificial intelligence. Other topics will include free trade and economic growth, including taxation, finance, inclusive and sustainable world, energy and environment, society quality infrastructure, global health, aging, climate change, and marine plastic waste.

Formally known as "Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy", G-20 summit began in 1999.

Besides India, other participants are European Union, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Republic of Korea, Republic of South Africa, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States of America.

During the 2018 G20 Summit, PM Modi had announced that India will play host to the Summit in 2022 when the country will celebrate 75th anniversary of independence.

(With PTI inputs) 

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