Advertisement
Tuesday, Jul 05, 2022
Outlook.com
Outlook.com

UK Invites India For G-7 Summit Scheduled To Take Place In June

UK PM Boris Johnson may visit India soon after the G-7 summit, reports claimed

UK Invites India For G-7 Summit Scheduled To Take Place In June
Narendra Modi (L) Boris Johnson (R) | AP/PTI
UK Invites India For G-7 Summit Scheduled To Take Place In June
outlookindia.com
2021-01-17T12:53:12+05:30

India is one among the three countries to have been invited by the United Kingdom to attend the G-7 meet scheduled to be held in June. The British government has chosen an English village on the coast of Cornwall as the site for the annual summit. The influential G-7 group consists of UK, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the USA.

Apart from India, Australia and South Korea have also been invited for the summit this year, reports claimed.

This comes just days after UK PM Boris Johnson cancelled his India visit due to rising Covid-19 cases in the UK. India had invited Johnson to take part in its Republic Day celebrations as chief guest.

Reports suggest that Johnson may visit India soon after the summit.

The upcoming G-7 summit will focus on promote a green recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.

The seaside resort of Carbis Bay will host the annual G-7 gathering of leaders from the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the European Union starting on June 11. This will be the G-7's first in-person meeting in two years.

“Two hundred years ago, Cornwall's tin and copper mines were at the heart of the U.K.'s Industrial Revolution, and this summer Cornwall will again be the nucleus of great global change and advancement,” Johnson said in a statement Saturday.

Britain holds the G-7's rotating presidency this year. It last hosted the group's annual meeting in 2013 at the Lough Erne Resort in Northern Ireland.

(With AP inputs)

Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Read More from Outlook

Lament Of Separation: Songs Of Habba Khatun, Last Queen Of Kashmir, Still Echo In Valley

Lament Of Separation: Songs Of Habba Khatun, Last Queen Of Kashmir, Still Echo In Valley

In happy times and sad, Habba Khatun’s sensuous songs make both young and old emotional. With the never-ending conflict bringing tragedies to every doorstep, Habba’s lyrics of separation amplify their mourning.

How Indian Laws Govern People’s Right To Love And Live

How Indian Laws Govern People’s Right To Love And Live

In India, only those relationships between a man and a woman are considered to be legitimate when there is a marriage between the two.

Kohli Quits Test Captaincy, Leaves Leadership Vacuum

Kohli Quits Test Captaincy, Leaves Leadership Vacuum

Virat Kohli, 33, had recently stepped down as India's T20I captain and was subsequently removed as the ODI captain.

UP Elections 2022: How Congress Is Harnessing Power Of 'Persecuted' Women To Counter BJP

UP Elections 2022: How Congress Is Harnessing Power Of 'Persecuted' Women To Counter BJP

A Mahila Congress leader, who is the face of the ‘Ladki Hoon, Lad Sakti Hoon’ campaign, however, has accused the party of anti-women bias after she was denied a ticket.

Advertisement