India’s Diplomatic Marathon at G-7: A Confluence of Global Leadership and Strategic Dialogues

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s arrival in Italy marks a significant stride in global diplomacy as he joins the elite G-7 Summit. Amidst the picturesque backdrop of Italy’s historic grandeur, PM Modi’s agenda is packed with pivotal discussions and bilateral talks that could shape the future of international relations.

As the first Indian Prime Minister to attend the G-7 Summit after being sworn in for a third term, Modi’s presence underscores India’s growing stature on the world stage. His engagements began with a warm welcome from Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, a gesture that symbolizes the deepening ties between the two nations. The viral social media image capturing their first encounter speaks volumes of the camaraderie and mutual respect that frames the India-Italy relationship.

The summit’s outreach session, an exclusive invitation from PM Meloni, presents a unique platform for Modi to voice India’s perspectives on pressing global issues. The session titled “Artificial Intelligence, Energy, Africa-Mediterranean” is not just a discussion forum but a testament to India’s pivotal role in shaping the future of technology and sustainable development.

In a series of strategic dialogues, PM Modi’s bilateral talks with British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak have set the tone for a fortified India-UK Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. The leaders’ commitment to expanding cooperation in cutting-edge sectors like semiconductors, technology, and trade paves the way for a new era of bilateral synergy.

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The meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was more than a mere formality; it reaffirmed India’s support for peace and stability. The positive dialogue underscored India’s willingness to bolster bilateral relations and explore new avenues of cooperation, even as the world closely watches the unfolding events in Ukraine.

As PM Modi navigates through the intricate web of global politics and alliances, his engagements at the G-7 Summit are not just about the meetings themselves but about the message they convey a message of India’s readiness to play a central role in crafting a collaborative and peaceful future for the world.