That is the third time since 2019 that India has been invited as a visitor to the summit. Whereas in 2019 Modi was in Biarritz (France) to be a part of the summit, Trump had invited India to the 2020 summit however it couldn’t be organised as a result of surge in Covid-19 circumstances within the US. India, together with Australia, South Korea and South Africa have been invited to the summit.
Within the run-up to the summit, the well being and atmosphere ministries are fine-tuning India’s function ET has learnt. India firmly opposed the adoption of Covid-19 vaccine passports on the G-7 assembly of well being ministers on Friday, saying such an initiative could be “massively discriminatory”. Well being minister Harsh Vardhan raised issues concerning the availability of vaccines and low charges of inoculation in growing nations.
The objective of this 12 months’s G-7 summit is to “assist the world battle, after which construct again higher from coronavirus and create a greener, extra affluent future”. The UK may even host COP-26 later this 12 months and would favor the G-7 summit to put the muse for it, in response to individuals acquainted with the method.