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PM Modi reaches Glasgow in UK for COP26


Glasgow: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Glasgow in United Kingdom on Sunday to take part in the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26). He reached the city after concluding his three-day visit to Italy.

In UK, PM Modi is scheduled to have bilateral talks with his counterpart Boris Johnson.

“Landed in Glasgow. Will be joining the COP26 Summit, where I look forward to working with other world leaders on mitigating climate change and articulating India’s efforts in this regard,” Modi tweeted after reaching UK.

Johnson had earlier cancelled his trip to India twice due to Covid-19 pandemic. This will be Modi and Johnson’s first in-person meeting since then.

On arrival, PM Modi was greeted by the Indian Diaspora members.

According to reports, he will have a meeting with community leaders and indologists in Scotland on the first day of his visit, following which he will go to the opening ceremony of World Leaders’ Summit (WLS) at the COP26. He is scheduled to address the summit plenary session.

“India is among the top countries in the world in terms of installed renewable energy, wind and solar energy capacity. At the WLS, I will share India’s excellent track record on climate action and our achievements,” Modi said in a statement ahead of the summit.

He will then have bilateral talks with Johnson.

PM Modi will conclude his UK visit on Tuesday, November 2.




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