International Visits Archive
France, Germany and CanadaApril 2015
PM Narendra Modi will be visiting France, Germany and Canada starting from 9th April 2015. The PM has stated that he looks forward to strengthening India’s ties with these friendly Nations during his visit.
All details on the PM’s three nation tour can be found here.
PM Modi visited Nepal to attend the 18th SAARC Summit hosted by the Government of Nepal in Kathmandu on 26-27 November 2014. Shri Modi met SAARC leaders during the visit and they discussed ways to expand co-operation for the larger interest of the region.
The visit was the first bilateral visit by a Prime Minister of India in 28 years. PM Modi attended the G-20 Summit in Brisbane followed by a state visit to Australia during which he also addressed the Australian Parliament.
The visit was the first bilateral visit by a Prime Minister of India in 33 years. Shri Modi addressed the Parliament of Fiji. PM Modi also attended a 'Forum for India-Pacific Island cooperation' where he met leaders from Pacific islands nations.
PM Modi attended 2 key multilateral summits- ASEAN & East Asia Summits. The Summit was an opportunity to engage with the Leadership of ASEAN nations and to deepen engagement both as a group of nations and with each Nation individually.
United States of AmericaSeptember 2014
In his five-day US trip, PM Modi addressed the annual session of the United Nations General Assembly and addressed a packed gathering at the Madison Square Garden. He met President Obama and other top American leaders.
Shri Modi had a very successful Japan visit, during which he held extensive deliberations with the top leadership of Japan to strengthen India-Japan ties in several spheres. The PM visited Tokyo and Kyoto during his visit. The visit resulted in several agreements in the interests of both the Nations
The Prime Minister travelled to Brazil to attend the BRICS Summit in Fortaleza. The PM held extensive meetings with the other BRICS leaders and the leaders discussed a wide range of global issues. During the Summit it was decided to set up a BRICS bank and the first head of the Bank will be from India. 3 MoUs were signed between Brazil and India, after President Rousseff and PM Modi met. The Prime Minister also met leaders of various South American nations during the visit.
PM Shri Narendra Modi embarked on his first ever foreign visit after assuming charge as PM to Bhutan. This is indicative of the importance India attaches to ties with Bhutan. During the visit the Prime Minister met the King of Bhutan, King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and PM Tshering Tobgay. The PM addressed the Parliament of Bhutan and also inaugurated the Supreme Court building, which was built after receiving funding from the Indian government.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi would begin his three nation tour with France on April 10th, 2015. He would be meeting the heads of state and hold extensive meetings and discussions to fortify India-France relationship in the times to come. PM Shri Modi would be holding discussions with various leaders strengthening India-France economic co-operation. Shri Narendra Modi would also be paying a visit to some high-tech industrial units outside Paris.
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi would be visiting Germany in the second leg of his tour. From April 12th to Aril 14th he would be in Germany where he would meet with the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel. Shri Narendra Modi would also be jointly inaugurating the Hannover Messe, the largest industrial trade fair in the world. Shri Modi would also hold extensive talks with the German Chancellor and various heads of the state and deepen the ties with India’s largest economic partner.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be visiting Canada from April 15th- April 16th. He would be hosted by Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper. Shri Modi would be holding wide-range meetings with the Canadian counterpart and other top leaders of the state. Shri Narendra Modi would also be meeting the top business leaders and industrialists in Ottawa and Toronto.
Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri LankaMarch 2015
PM Narendra Modi had a very successful 3 Nation tour to Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka. He became the first India PM to visit Seychelles since 1981. In Mauritius, he had the honour of being the Chief Guest at the Independence Day celebrations of Mauritius and also addresses the National Assembly. PM Modi was invited to address the Parliament of Sri Lanka and he also had the opportunity to visit Mahabodhi Society, Anuradhapura, Talaimannar & Jaffna.