Buenos Aires, Nov 30 (IECurrentAffairs) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has met UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of the G20 Summit here and both discussed matters concerning climate change globally.
“UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres met PM Narendra Modi in Buenos Aires on the sidelines of the G20 Summit. Discussed India’s uniting role in addressing climate change globally, with specific reference to the forthcoming COP24 meeting in Katowice, Poland,” MEA spokesman Raveesh Kumar tweeted.
Mr Modi also met with Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud.
The two sides discussed enhancing Saudi investment in technology, infrastructure, petroleum, renewable energy, food security, fintech and defence sectors, the MEA spokesman said.
The G20 Summit gets underway on Friday. This year is the 10th anniversary of G20 Summit.
The Prime Minister is expected to highlight problems of oil price volatility among other issues.
On the sidelines of the summit, Mr Modi will be meeting with several global leaders including Chinese President Xi Jinping and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
There is a possibility of trilateral meeting between Prime Minister Modi, the US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and they are expected to deliberate on matters concerning India-Pacific region,
Prime Minister Modi will also meet the BRICS heads of state and governments.
He also addressed a large gathering at the ‘Yoga For Peace’ event in Buenos Aires organised by the Art of Living.