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Brazil President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva arrives for G20 summit

New Delhi [India], September 8 (ANI): Brazil President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva accompanied by his spouse Rosacirc;ngela da Silva landed in New Delhi on Friday to attend the G20 Summit scheduled to be held in India on September 9,10.

Brazil President was obtained on the airport by the Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai.

India and Brazil share an in depth and multifaceted relationship based mostly on shared democratic values and convergence of views on many world points, in response to a launch from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

The two international locations cooperate not solely bilaterally but additionally at plurilateral fora resembling BRICS, IBSA, G20 and in multilateral our bodies such because the UN and WTO, amongst others. IndiaBrazil relations had been elevated to a Strategic Partnership in 2006, thereby heralding a brand new section in bilateral ties, it added.

India’s relationship with Brazil has continued to develop over the previous decade with varied high-level exchanges and obtained additional intensified in 2019 and early 2020 with back-to-back VVIP visits. PM Modi met then-President Jair Bolsonaro on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka on June 29, 2019. Key problems with bilateral significance had been mentioned in the course of the conferences, opening up alternatives on either side to take the strategic partnership ahead.

PM Modi additionally attended the XI BRICS Summit in Brasilia on November 13-14, 2019. He additionally held a bilateral assembly with President Bolsonaro on the sidelines of the summit on November 13, 2019.

At the invitation of PM Modi, President Bolsonaro paid a State go to to India from January 25-27, 2020. He was additionally the Chief Guest on the Republic Day Parade on January 26, 2020.

Meanwhile, forward of the summit, Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra on Friday stated, “The coming together of the 41 Heads of delegations, Heads of State/Govt, and Heads of international organisations in India, starting yesterday is under PM’s personal leadership and direction. It is essentially a celebration of the coming together of the G 20 family…This is the largest-ever participation of the Global South in India.”India assumed the G20 presidency on December 1 final yr and about 200 conferences associated to G20 had been organized in 60 cities throughout the nation.

The 18th G20 Summit will likely be a fruits of all of the G20 processes and conferences held all year long amongst ministers, senior officers, and civil societies. (ANI)