New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India will engage constructively on all pressing international priorities and challenges with world leaders as he is looks forward to “a productive and outcome oriented” G20 Summit in China’s Hangzhou that begins from Sunday.
The Prime Minister, who will travel to Vietnam this evening before heading for China tomorrow, said his government attaches a high priority to bilateral relations with Vietnam and the partnership between the two countries will benefit Asia and the rest of the world.
“Today evening, I will reach Hanoi in Vietnam, marking the start of a very important visit that will further cement the close bond between India and Vietnam,” Modi said. “We wish to forge a strong economic relationship with Vietnam that can mutually benefit our citizens. Strengthening the people-to-people ties will also be an my endeavour during the Vietnam visit,” he said in a facebook post. Modi said he will have an opportunity to engage with other world leaders on pressing international priorities and challenges during the G20 Summit.
“We will discuss putting the global economy on the track of sustainable steady growth and responding to emerging and entrenched social, security and economic challenges. “India will engage constructively on all the issues before us and work towards finding solutions and taking forward the agenda for a robust, inclusive and sustainable international economic order that uplifts the socio-economic conditions of people across the world, especially those who need it most in developing countries,” the Prime Minister said.
Modi said he looks forward “to a productive and outcome oriented Summit”. At the G20 Summit, India is likely to raise a host of issues ranging from choking terror funding and checking tax evasion to cutting cost of remittances and market access for key drugs. PTI
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