Narenda Modi Won't be Present at FIFA World Cup Final

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to travel to Brazil for a summit of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries which will be held between July 15 and 17 in the city of Fortaleza. The World Cup final will be held in Rio de Janeiro on July 13.

updated: June 25, 2014 23:14 IST
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(Representational image) The Indian Primer Minister will not attend the World Cup final in Brazil.

New Delhi:


Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was invited by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to watch the World Cup football final next month, will not be attending the sporting event.

"I understand that there are no plans for the Prime Minister to be present at the football Fifa final," the Spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs told reporters on Wednesday.

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