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G-20 summit: PM Narendra Modi arrives in Germany's Hamburg

The theme of the summit this year is 'Shaping an Inter- connected world'

Press Trust of India  |  Hamburg 

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File Photo of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, centre, accompanied by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, waves during welcome ceremony upon arrival in Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv, Israel

Prime Minister today arrived in the German city Hamburg to attend the G20 Summit, after wrapping up his historic three-day visit to

He will attend the summit hosted by on July 7-8.

The theme of the summit this year is 'Shaping an Inter- connected World'.

"PM @narendramodi reaches Hamburg for the Key multilateral and bilateral engagements will take place through the summit," the Prime Minister's Office tweeted.

On the sidelines of the summit, is to participate in a meeting of leaders of the BRICS - Brazil, Russia, India, and - grouping tomorrow. He is also set to hold bilateral meetings with some of the there.

The G20, founded in 1999, comprises a mix of the world's largest and emerging economies, representing about two-thirds of the world's population, 85 per cent of global gross domestic product and over 75 per cent of global trade.

The members are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the UK, the US, and the European Union.

First Published: Fri, July 07 2017. 04:31 IST