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PM Modi meets Bill Gates in Glasgow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates in Glasgow on the sidelines of the COP26 summit.

Glasgow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates in Glasgow on the sidelines of the COP26 summit.

“Prime Minister @narendramodi met @BillGates on the sidelines of the @COP26 Summit in Glasgow. Both discussed ways to further sustainable development and steps to mitigate climate change,” the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) tweeted.

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi met Nepali Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. 

Also, Prime Minister Modi along with his British counterpart Boris Johnson today launched the initiative Infrastructure for the Resilient Island States (IRIS).

The Prime Minister reached Glasgow on Sunday to participate in the COP26 summit. He is also likely to attend the side event by the United States of America – Build Back Better World. Further, he is scheduled to attend an event on “Accelerating Clean Technology Innovation and Development”. 

On Monday, Prime Minister Modi met Boris Johnson on the sidelines of COP26. He stated that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has accepted his invitation to visit India saying that he would plan his visit as soon as the circumstances allow.

He also met members of the Indian community in Glasgow to strengthen people-to-people bonds between the two countries ahead of his participation in the 26th session of the Conference of Parties (COP26).

The COP26 is taking place under the Presidency of the UK partnering with Italy. The high-level segment of COP-26 is titled the World Leaders’ Summit (WLS) and the Summit has participation by heads of State/Government of over 120 countries. The Prime Minister is on a two-day visit to participate in the event. 

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first published:Nov. 2, 2021, 5:02 p.m.

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