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Modi meets Pope, extends invitation to visit India
Modi meets Pope, extends invitation to visit India

New Delhi/Rome, Oct 30 (TIWN) Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Pope Francis on Saturday at the Vatican and invited the head of the Catholic Church to visit India.

Taking to Twitter after his first-ever meeting with the Pope, Modi said: “Had a very warm meeting with Pope Francis. I had the opportunity to discuss a wide range of issues with him and also invited him to visit India.”  According to officials, the meeting which was initially scheduled for only 20 minutes, continued for an hour during which they discussed a wide range of topics, including the fight against climate change and removing poverty.

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