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PM Modi in Paris to attend Climate Summit

PM-ModiParis, Nov 30: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Paris on Sunday to attend the Conference of Parties (CoP) 21 climate summit that will begin on Monday.

Modi is scheduled to launch a 122-country solar alliance with French President Francois Hollande on Monday.

“President @fhollande & I will jointly host a meeting of International Solar Alliance,” Modi tweeted ahead of his departure from New Delhi on Sunday afternoon.

The prime minister is also scheduled to hold a meeting with US President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the summit.

“Will also attend ‘Mission Innovation’ hosted by @POTUS (President of the United States),” Modi’s tweet read.

He will also inaugurate an Indian pavilion on climate change at the annual summit.

“At the @COP21 will inaugurate India Pavilion, showcasing India’s harmony with nature, environment & commitment to mitigate climate change,” Modi said in another tweet.