Due to the prevailing pandemic situation in the country of India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not be traveling to the UK to attend G7 Summit.
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) appreciated the invitation from UK PM Boris Johnson to PM Modi while letting them know that PM of India would not be attending the summit in person.
“While appreciating the invitation to the Prime Minister by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to attend the G7 Summit as a special invitee, given the prevailing COVID situation, it has been decided that the Prime Minister will not attend the G7 Summit in person,” said a spokesperson from MEA.
Although India is not a member of the G7 grouping, UK PM Mr. Boris Johnson had sent a special invitation to his Indian counterpart to attend the summit that is going to be held in the UK.
The summit is scheduled to be held in Cornwall, the UK from June 11-13.
The G7 countries comprise Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, and the United States.