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QUESTION NO.1375 PRIME MINISTER’S VISITS TO VARIOUS COUNTRIES

September 22, 2020

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.1375
TO BE ANSWERED ON 22.09.2020

PRIME MINISTER’S VISITS TO VARIOUS COUNTRIES

1375. DR. FAUZIA KHAN:

Will the Minister of EXTERNAL AFFAIRS be pleased to state:

(a) the number of countries visited by the Prime Minister since 2015 till date;

(b) the names of the countries visited;

(c) the total expenditure incurred on these trips; and

(d) the outcomes of these visits and details of the treaties signed?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
[SHRI V. MURALEEDHARAN]

(a) & (b) Since 2015, Prime Minister has visited 58 countries. Details are at Annexure IPDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site..

(c) Total expenditure on these visits was INR 517.82 crore.

(d) Prime Minister’s interactions during his visits abroad have enhanced understanding of India’s perspectives on bilateral, regional and global issues by other countries, and have strengthened our relations with them across a wide range of sectors including trade & investment, technology, maritime, space, defence collaboration and people to people contact. These in turn have contributed to India’s national development agenda to promote economic growth and well being of our people. India is now increasingly contributing to shaping the global agenda at the multilateral level including on climate change, trans-national crime & terrorism, cyber security & nuclear non-proliferation, and offering to the world its own unique initiatives for global issues like the International Solar Alliance and the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure. Details of treaties/agreements signed by India during Prime Minister’s visits abroad since 2015 are at Annexure IIPDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site..

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