France, Germany, Australia on India's bilateral agenda at Bali
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with French President Emmanuel Macron in Bali on the sidelines of the G20 Summit.
Besides Macron, PM Modi is also scheduled to meet seven other world leaders today. He is slated to have bilateral agreements with heads of Indonesia, Spain, Singapore, Germany, Italy, Australia and the United Kingdom.
PM Narendra Modi is on a three-day visit to Bali to attend the G20 Leaders Summit. Upon visiting a mangrove forest in Bali, he was greeted by Indonesia's President Joko Widodo.
Mangroves play an important role in global conservation efforts. India has joined the Mangrove Alliance for Climate (MAC), a joint initiative of Indonesia and UAE under the Indonesian G-20 Presidency.
Addressing a community program in Bali, Indonesia on the accomplishments of the Indian diaspora, he said, "India and Indonesia have an enduring partnership. We are not 90 nautical miles away, we are 90 nautical miles close."
"India and Indonesia both have many similarities in their cultures. On Sankranti, beautiful and colourful kites fill the skies of both nations," added PM Modi.