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PM Modi holds bilateral talks with presidents of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia

Press Trust of India  |  Qingdao 

today held separate bilateral talks with presidents of Kazakhstan, and on the sidelines of the SCO summit here to further strengthen India's ties with the three resource-rich countries.

attaches great significance to ties with Had a wonderful meeting with on the sidelines of the SCO Summit, Modi said in a tweet.

Modi met Nazarbayev and invited his country to join the International Solar Alliance, an initiative announced in 2015 whose primary objective is to work for efficient exploitation of to reduce dependence on fossil fuels.

"PM invited to join the and the of responded positively," said Ruchi Ghanashyam, (West) in the (MEA).

Modi also met of Sooronbai Jeenbekov on the sidelines of the summit.

"Glad to have met the President of Kyrgyzstan, Sooronbay Jeenbekov. We deliberated on ways to add strength to our vibrant bilateral partnership," Modi tweeted.

He also held bilateral talks with Khaltmaagiin Battulga.

"Strategic partnership based on deep civilizational, historical and cultural linkages! PM Modi met the President of on the sidelines of SCO Summit in Qingdao," said MEA

Modi held nearly half a dozen bilateral meetings with leaders of other SCO countries.

Modi yesterday had seperate meetings with the President of and Tajikistan President on the sidelines of the summit here and discussed a range of topics with them to further strengthen India's ties with the resource-rich Central Asian countries.

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First Published: Sun, June 10 2018. 15:30 IST
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