Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi on Thursday attended the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) at the Buckingham Palace. He joined the Heads of Government from 52 other Commonwealth countries at a dinner hosted by the British Prime Minister Theresa May as a formal welcome to CHOGM.
There were various bilateral meetings held between Commonwealth leaders on the sidelines of the Executive sessions.
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi meeting the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr. Keith C. Rowley, on the sidelines of CHOGM 2018, in London on April 19, 2018.Later, President Adama Barrow of the Gambia, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia, Prime Minister Keith Rowley of Trinidad and Tobago, Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth of Mauritius, Prime Minister Danny Faure of Seychelles and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina also met in the evening. This was followed by the executive session of the heads in London before they headed to Windsor for the CHOGM retreat, where the world leaders interacted on an informal basis. This concluded Modi’s UK visit after which he will leave for India.
In a interactive session ‘Bharat ki Baat, Sabke Saath’ at the historic Central Hall Westminster, PM Modi expressed his views on a range of topics from the recent Kathua and Unnao incidents, 2016 surgical strikes to the current state of democracy.
By Mrs. Meenaksi Sharma