Prime Minister of India Mr Narendra Modi had reached to United Kingdom to part of European tour by arriving Glasgow to complete his 3-day visit to Rome to the sidelines of international G20 Summit. Narendra Modi’s schedule is planned to participate to COP26 (26th Conference of the Parties) and facilitate bilateral communication with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as subsidiary part of United Nations (UN) converge.
“Landed in Glasgow. Will be joining the COP26 Summit, where I look forward to working with other world leaders on mitigating climate change and articulating India’s efforts in this regard,” Twitted Indian PM.
Upon his arrival to the Glasgow, Modi received a large group of Indian diaspora representatives with chanting “Bharat Mata Ki Jai”.
“Leaving for Glasgow after a fruitful G20 Summit in Rome. During the Summit, we were able to have elaborate deliberations on issues of global importance such as fighting the pandemic, improving health infrastructure, boosting economic cooperation and furthering innovation,” Modi tweeted earlier.
As per news agency PTI, Prime Minister Modi will start his day with a meeting with ideologists and community leader in Scotland, followed by an opening ceremony of WLS (World Leaders’ Summit) at 26th Conference of Parties to UN Framework Convention based upon Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Glasgow, at Scottish Event Campus(SEC), he is also routine to speak to summit plenary session. After that, he will attend a bilateral meet with Boris Johnson
“Both governments remain committed to the implementation of the Roadmap, within prescribed timelines. Accordingly, we are looking to launch negotiations in November 2021 for an Interim Agreement to be signed in March 2022 and eventually a comprehensive agreement, if all goes according to schedule, by November 2022,”, Gaitri Issar Kumar, India’s high commissioner to UK said earlier.
“India is among the top countries in the world in terms of installed renewable energy, wind and solar energy capacity. At the WLS, I will share India’s excellent track record on climate action and our achievements,” Modi stated ahead of summit.
“I will also highlight the need to comprehensively address climate change issues including equitable distribution of carbon space, support for mitigation and adaptation and resilience-building measures, mobilisation of finance, technology transfer and importance of sustainable lifestyles for green and inclusive growth,” he said.
Tuesday will be the last day to the UK visit of Mr Modi. He is scheduled for attending several bilateral meetings with Israel, Switzerland, Finland, Ukraine, Nepal, Malawi, Japan and Argentina leaders, and a meeting with Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder.