Narendra Modi
PM Modi holds a first class postgraduate degree in Political ScienceReuters

Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to India on Tuesday morning from Antalya, where he was attending the G20 summit. In New Delhi, Modi was received by senior BJP leaders.

The Prime Minister thanked the leaders in Turkey for their hospitality and invited them to invest in India in the near future. During the trip, Modi held bilateral meetings with the leaders of Australia and Spain, and met Saudi Arabia's King Salman Al-Saud on the sidelines of the G20 Summit.

India and Turkey will collaborate on infrastructure projects, tackle the problem of terrorism and also look at enhancing connectivity, including air links and easy-visa regime, ANI news reported.

In Turkey, Modi urged the G20 nations to fulfill the global aspirations for clean energy. He said that the G20 nations could play a key role in supporting multilateral goals of increasing research and development so as to develop affordable renewable energy, as reported by ANI.

Modi has proposed to form an alliance of solar-rich countries during the upcoming Climate Summit, scheduled to be held in the French capital on 29 November. He has also pointed to a shift from 'Carbon credit' to 'green credit'.

India pledged to increase renewable power capacity four-fold to 175 gigawatt by 2022 and cut fossil subsidies. He (Narendra Modi) "asked the world's economies to reach a target of 100 billion USD a year by 2020", ANI reported.

"The World Trade Organization's Bali pact should be fully implemented for realizing a transparent and non-discriminatory global trading system," Modi said during his speech at G20 in Antalya.

During a meeting with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnball in Antalya, the two Prime Ministers finalised their nuke deal, MEA Spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.

The nuclear deal would make it possible for India to source Uranium from Canberra, Australia, according to ANI news report. This was the first meeting between leaders of India and Australia after Turnball was sworn in as the Prime Minister on 5 September.

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