PM Modi Meets Presidents of Indonesia, Brazil; Focus on Bilateral Ties and Trade

During his meeting with Indonesian president Joko Widodo, he discussed ways to deepen bilateral cooperation on various fronts.

Osaka, Japan: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the presidents of Indonesia and Brazil separately on the sidelines of the G20 Summit on Saturday and discussed ways to boost bilateral ties and enhance cooperation in trade and investment.

This was Modi’s first official engagement on the second day of the June 28-29 summit.

During his meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, the Modi discussed ways to deepen bilateral cooperation in trade and investment, defence and maritime fronts.

In a tweet, ministry of external affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said:

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Soon after, Modi met Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro.

Later in the day, the Prime Minister met leaders of Turkey and Australia among others and had subsequent tweets quoting their future bilateral cooperation with each country.

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On Friday, Modi held bilateral and plurilateral meetings with many leaders, including US President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin and China’s Xi Jinping.