Government to hold ‘off-site’ in Andamans as it prepares for G20 presidency
In his Bali address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi pointed to the growing relevance of the G20. His call for a new world order is a reflection on the failure of the global community to reform multilateral institutions
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was handed over the presidency of G20 by Indonesian President Joko Widodo, at the closing ceremony of the Bali Summit. ” India will assume the G-20 Presidency for the coming year. Our agenda will be inclusive, ambitious, decisive and action-oriented. We will work to realize all aspects of our vision of One Earth, One Family, One Future,” the Prime Minister tweeted.
India will assume the presidency of the G20 grouping on December 1.
Taking over the presidency, the PM said, “We will organize G20 meetings in different cities and states of our country. Our guests will get a full experience of India’s amazing diversity, inclusive traditions, and cultural richness. We wish that all of you will participate in this unique celebration in India, the ‘Mother of Democracy’ together, we will make the G20, a catalyst for global change.”
“Had fruitful deliberations with various world leaders and also highlighted India’s position on key subjects. I thank the people of Indonesia, the Indonesian Government and President for their warm hospitality,” he added.
Amidst the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict, according to an ET report, India played a key role in framing G20’s response to the Russia-Ukraine conflict, helping arrive at a consensus between views of the Global South and West on the issue.
The members of the G20 are, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union. Spain is also invited as a permanent guest, quoted G-20 website.