India attends first QUAD Summit
Part of: GS Prelims and GS – II – International Relations
- PM Modi recently attended the first Quad Summit.
- Other countries that attended: U.S.A’s President, Australian PM and Japanese PM
- Access to COVID-19 vaccines, cooperation on technology, and climate change were discussed.
- Quad vaccine initiative was announced in which India will manufacture American vaccines with Japanese funding and Australian logistical support for countries in the Indo-Pacific region.
- Three working groups were also launched — Quad vaccine experts group, Quad Critical and Emerging Technology Working Group, and Quad Climate Working Group.