Prime Minister Narendra Modi will journey to the United States to be a part of the primary in-person summit of the leaders of the “Quad” international locations – Australia, India, Japan and the United States – that will probably be hosted by president Joe Biden subsequent week , the middle at present confirmed.
Joining PM Modi will probably be Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan and President Joe Biden of the USA for the summit in Washington on September 24.
“The Leaders will overview progress made since their first digital Summit on March 12 and focus on regional problems with shared curiosity,” mentioned the Ministry of External Affairs in a press release.
“As a part of their ongoing efforts to include the COVID-19 pandemic, they’ll overview the Quad Vaccine initiative which was introduced in March this yr,” it added.
The vaccines initiative from the primary summit stalled after India, the world’s largest vaccine producer, was hit by a devastating and virulent second wave of infections and halted vaccine exports.