Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday arrived in Kyrgyzstan’s Bishkek to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit. PM Modi met with the Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the SCO summit. At the meeting, the PM Modi and Russian President discussed several ways to strengthen bilateral relations and strengthen the strategic relationships.
Notably, this was Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first meeting with world leaders after the formation of Narendra Modi government 2.0.
Indian Prime Minister also thanked China over China’s support at the UN Security Council to name Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. Earlier, China had put a halt due to technical proposal to blacklist him, but later after India’s pressure, China had lifted the objection.
PM is also scheduled to have delegation-level talks with Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov and inaugurate the India-Kyrgyz Business Forum, on the sidelines of the multilateral summit.
After the Chinese delegation and XI Jinping, PM Modi tweeted that he had an extremely fruitful meeting with Chinese President. The talks included the full spectrum of India-China relations and they discussed the road map to work together to improve economic and cultural ties between both the countries.
The reports say that PM Modi is also likely to meet Iran President Hassan Rouhani over oil import and price issues.
Since 2014, after becoming the Prime Minister of the country, PM Narendra Modi has strengthen India’s relations with the other countries of the world, which helps in trade and international support.