Amid ongoing turbulence in Indo-Pak relations, Prime Minister Narendra chose to take a step further and shake hand with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif ahead of Climate Conference in Paris on Monday.
The PM Modi will address the summit in the plenary conference hall "Seine" on Monday at the leaders` event where the aim of the summit is to reach a landmark global deal on limiting greenhouse gas emissions.
Indian Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday called upon the developed world to refrain from introducing any new agenda at the eleventh hour and ensure the success of the upcoming Climate Conference in Paris in December.
Ahead of the crucial climate conference in Paris later this year, India and China Friday appealed to developed countries to take the lead role in reducing their greenhouse gas emissions and provide finance and technology to developing nations for mitigation purposes.
India is giving a lukewarm response to Ban Ki-moon-convened Climate Conference in New York next week insisting that parallel platforms add too confusion and negotiations should be held under the mandate of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change only.