PM Modi met the veteran world leaders and global statesmen, Tony Blair, John Howard, Henry Kissinger, Condoleezza Rice, and Robert Gates at New Delhi on Tuesday, October 22. They were visiting India as a part of the International Council for the first time after 2007. PM Modi also shared the moments of his meeting with the leaders on Twitter and informed that he had a fruitful discussion with the leaders on issues relating to education, health, and economy.
Very good interaction with the JP Morgan International Council, an illustrious gathering of top policy makers, thinkers, statesmen and stateswomen, captains of industry, innovators among others. Spoke about India’s efforts in health, education and becoming a $5 Trillion economy. pic.twitter.com/vf0bA1C4kS— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 22, 2019
PM Modi upon meeting the PMs also shared a few moments with them. Former PM of Britain and PM of Australia, Tony Blair, and John Howard, US Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and Condoleezza Rice along with former Secretary of Defence Robert Gates were seen sharing quality time with PM Modi after the conclusion of the JP Morgan International Council meeting. PM Modi tweeted the pictures via his personal handle.
Glad to have met Dr. Henry Kissinger. He has made pioneering contributions to international politics and diplomacy. pic.twitter.com/fhLFfi9i5U— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 22, 2019
Great discussions with former British PM Tony Blair. He has made a long lasting contribution to his nation and has insightful views on a wide range of global issues. pic.twitter.com/aQavZujjIi— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 22, 2019
Moments with Mr. Kissinger, former Prime Ministers Tony Blair and John Howard, Ms. Condoleezza Rice and Mr. Robert Gates.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 22, 2019
Excellent discussions with these global thought leaders. pic.twitter.com/OPBheNkpPe
PM Modi during the meeting with the leaders discussed his vision for making India a USD 5 trillion economy by 2024. PM Modi also reiterated the priorities of the government in the country, it includes the development of world-class physical infrastructure and improvements in affordable healthcare and providing quality education in the country. Talking about foreign policy he said that India is continuing to work together with its strategic partners and close neighbours to build a fair and equitable multipolar world order. He also reiterated that people’s participation continues to be the guiding principle for the government to form public policy in the country.