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Updated December 26th, 2023 at 18:41 IST

PM Modi’s global odyssey: Visits 11 nations in 2023, strengthening bilateral ties and diplomacy

PM Modi's extensive international engagements in 2023 underscore India's commitment to fostering global partnerships and addressing pressing global challenges.

Isha Bhandari
PM Modi’s global odyssey: Visits 11 nations in 2023, strengthening bilateral ties and diplomacy
PM Modi’s global odyssey: Visits 11 nations in 2023, strengthening bilateral ties and diplomacy | Image:PM Modi
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In a whirlwind year of international diplomacy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarked on visits to 11 countries, solidifying India's global ties and engagement. Let's delve into the details of his diplomatic endeavors across the globe:

1. Japan, Papua New Guinea & Australia (May 19 - May 25)

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   - Attended the G7 Summit in Hiroshima, showcasing India's consecutive participation.

   - Pioneered the first-ever visit by an Indian prime minister to Papua New Guinea, co-chairing the Forum for India-Pacific Islands Summit.

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   - Interacted with the Indian community in Sydney, announcing 'Little India' in Harris Park.

2. USA & Egypt (Jun 20 - Jun 25)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden and US First Lady Jill Biden at White House Arrival Ceremony, in Washington, D.C.(ANI/PIB)

   - State visit to the United States, celebrating International Day of Yoga at the UN headquarters.

   - Engaged in high-level talks and state dinner at the White House, addressed the US Congress.

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   - Undertook a state visit to Egypt, fostering ties with President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and interacting with the Indian community.

3. France & UAE (Jul 13 - Jul 15)

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PM Modi in France.

   - Chief guest at Bastille Day military parade in France, emphasizing India's global presence.

   - Held formal talks with French President Macron, meeting with French counterparts and dignitaries.

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   - Traveled to Abu Dhabi for discussions with President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on global cooperation issues.

4. South Africa & Greece (Aug 22 - Aug 26)

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   - Attended BRICS Summit in Johannesburg, strengthening ties with South Africa.

   - Historic visit to Greece, focusing on elevating the relationship to a comprehensive strategic partnership.

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5. Indonesia (Sep 6 - Sep 7)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi being greeted by Indonesian President Joko Widodo upon his arrival to attend the ASEAN Summit, in Jakarta. With India and ASEAN observing the 30th anniversary of their partnership in 2022, the Indian side has focused on increasing connectivity in the physical, digital and economic domains.(PTI)

   - Participated in the East Asia Summit and ASEAN-Indian Summit, enhancing regional cooperation.

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   - Prior to the G20 Summit in New Delhi, engaged with Indonesian President Joko Widodo.

6. Dubai (Nov 30 - Dec 1)

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   - Attended the World Climate Action Summit during COP28, addressing global environmental issues.

PM Modi's extensive international engagements in 2023 underscore India's commitment to fostering global partnerships and addressing pressing global challenges.

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Published December 26th, 2023 at 18:41 IST

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