PM Modi arrives in Turkey to attend G-20 Summit

Antalya (Turkey), Nov. 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here tonight to attend the two-day G-20 Summit that begins tomorrow.

Prime Minister Modi, who arrived here after a three-day successful visit to the UK, was received by Indian ambassador to Turkey Rahul Kulshreshth among others.

During the Summit to be held on November 15 and 16, the G-20 countries will review the progress on decision taken at the last Brisbane Summit.

The leaders will also discuss global economy and strategies for economic growth and employment, different critical issues related with financial sectors including trade flow.

There are deep historical connections between India and Turkey. Bilateral relations have been strengthened by the exchange of visits of leaders of both countries in recent times.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj paid a visit to Turkey during January 15-16 this year and held discussions with her counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu.

Minister of State for External Affairs General (Retd.) VK Singh led a delegation to Turkey on April 24-26, 2015, to participate in the 100th anniversary ceremonies of the Canakkale Land and Sea battles of 1915. (ANI)

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