India is all set to take over the G20 Presidency from Indonesia at the end of the upcoming G20 Summit on November 15-16. India will officially assume the presidency of the intergovernmental forum on December 1, 2022.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s departure statement ahead of his recent foreign visit read, “In a significant moment for our country and citizens, President of Indonesia Joko Widodo will hand over the G20 Presidency to India at the closing ceremony of the Bali Summit. India will officially assume the G20 Presidency on 1st December 2022. I will also extend my personal invitation to G20 Members and other invitees to our G20 Summit next year.”
Prime Minister Modi also noted that India’s G20 Presidency will be based on “Vasudhaiva Kutumbhakam” or “One Earth One Family One Future”, underlining the message of equitable growth and a shared future for all.
Meanwhile, during the summit, the Prime Minister will hold discussions with other G20 leaders on issues such as global growth, food, and energy security, environment, health, and digital transformation. He also has bilateral meetings with leaders of several other countries and will address the Indian community in Bali on November 15.
Foreign secretary Vinay Kwatra told news agency PTI, “The Bali summit comprises of three working sessions at the leader’s level where the Prime Minister will be participating. These include the sessions on food and energy security, a session on digital transformation, and a session on health.”
Heads of state such as Chinese President Xi Jinping, US President Joe Biden, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, and French President Emmanuel Macron among others will attend the three-day summit.
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