G20 Summit in Rome: Indian PM Modi to pay tribute to Gandhi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his first day in Rome to participate in the G20 Summit.

PM Modi is arriving in Rome on October 29. He will visit Piazza Gandhi, located in what people term as 'New Rome'. The PM is expected to be accompanied by the Indian Ambassador to Italy, Neena Malhotra. According to reports, the newly elected Mayor of Rome Roberto Gualtieri is also likely to be present at Piazza Gandhi.

The PM has ensured in the past as well to pay tribute to the Father of the Nation on foreign land that shares previous ties with India.

G20 is a global forum whose members account for more than 80 per cent of global GDP, 75 per cent of international trade and 60 per cent population. The theme of this G20 meet under the Italian Presidency is centred around 'People, Planet and Prosperity'.

The summit is being attended by heads of state/ government of G20 member countries, the European Union and other invited countries and international organisations.

PM Modi is expected to hold a few bilateral meetings, including one with Italian PM Mario Draghi.


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