Manmohan Singh likely to attend G-20 Summit

March 10th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI  

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New Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh is expected to attend the G-20 Summit in London on April 2.

This summit can provide an opportunity for Prime Minister to meet United States President Barack Obama for the first time.

According to an official, Dr. Singh intends to attend the G-20.

A team of Indian officials is in London for preparations for the Prime Ministers visit. PMs visit would depend on his health condition and a clearance from doctors, the official said.

Seventy-six-year-old Singh underwent a redo coronary artery bypass surgery to remove five blockages in his heart at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences on January 24 and has since been recuperating.

The G-20 Summit, a group of developed and major developing countries, is meeting to discuss the global meltdown and ways to meet the challenge. (ANI)

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