India is looking for significant gains from the International Solar Alliance (ISA) summit to be held here this weekend which will be attended by not less than 25 heads of government and state.
With 28 countries who have ratified the ISA treaty in attendance, the meet has snowballed from an initially modest event to a big ticket one which will see an eclectic mix of geographies lying between the two tropics.
While French President Emmanuel Macron will be a star presence, other countries to be represented by high level delegations include Australia, UAE, Niger, Gabon, Seychelles, Ghana, Rwanda, Fiji, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
The event, which will be held in the Rashtrapati Bhavan Convention Centre is close to the scale of the India-Africa summit a few years ago. The ministry of external affairs (MEA) has summoned some of its brightest officials from distant countries to handle the protocol and diplomatic details. Read More…
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