US President Joe Biden, in Vietnam, speaks on G20 Summit and economic corridor.
"...One of the things we did in India, we provided for a new path that's going to save everybody money, increase the global South's capacity to grow, we're going to have a new railroad from India all the way across to the Mediterranean. Shipping lanes and pipelines across the Mediterranean through Europe, up into Great Britain and beyond. That's all about economic growth. There is nothing to do with hurting China or helping China. It has to do with dealing with everything from climate change to making sure that these countries can succeed economically and grow...": Joe Biden
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau tweets about his meeting with PM Modi.
Prime Minister @NarendraModi and I met today. We spoke about our @G20org priorities and the progress made over the past few days – as well as our views on fighting climate change, advancing gender equality, supporting Ukraine, and upholding the rule of law.
MEA says PM Modi, in a meeting with Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, conveyed strong concerns about the continuing anti-India activities of extremist elements in Canada.
"He (PM Modi) conveyed our strong concerns about the continuing anti-India activities of extremist elements in Canada. They are promoting secessionism and inciting violence against Indian diplomats, damaging diplomtic premises, and threatening the Indian community in Canada and their places of worship. The nexus of such forces with organized crime, drug syndicates and human trafficking should be a concern for Canada as well. It is essential for the two countries to cooperate in dealing with such threats. PM also mentioned that a relationship based on mutual respect and trust is essential for the progress of India-Canada relationship": MEA
"A strong partnership with India is paramount for Europe," tweets European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.
"Was about to cry": Chairperson of the African Union (AU) on its inclusion in G20.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva hold a bilateral talk in Delhi.
India-France Joint Statement.
PM Narendra Modi had a bilateral meeting over lunch with the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron during the G-20 Leaders’ Summit at New Delhi on September 10, 2023. The two leaders discussed, assessed and reviewed the progress in bilateral relations since their last meeting in July, 2023 in Paris. They also exchanged views on important international and regional developments.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on India's inclusion in the permanent seat for UNSC.
"A country like India being there on the UN Security Council, we would be proud. But as you now, the world is bigger than larger than five. And when we say the world is larger than five, what we mean is that it's not only about the US, UK, France, China and Russia...What we say is all of them, we should only have permanent members. And it should work on a rotational system, because right now, you have all these members, 195 countries, who are all members of the UN. So we should have a rotational mechanism where potentially each and every member, every one of those 195 countries can potentially become a member. That's what we propose...": President Erdogan
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on India-Canada relations and his relation with PM Modi.
Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Economic Corridor.
"Regarding the corridor, as far as our work regarding the corridor is concerned, first of all, the Gulf countries are included in it. Iraq is also part of it. And opening up a corridor through Turkey would mean the following taking up the Gulf and opening it up all the way into Europe and tying it all the way into Europe. Now, regarding such a corridor, particularly United Arab Emirates, Iraq and Turkey are acting sensitively and in a fast manner. We hope to be able to implement this project. We're working on it, and as we speak, our ministers of foreign relations and ministers of transportation work together. And we will try and work to be able to implement this in the coming couple of months...": President Erdogan.
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau speaks on Khalistan extremism and "foreign interference" after meeting with PM Modi.
"Both the issues came up. Over the years, with PM Modi, we have had many conversations on both of those issues... Canada will always defend freedom of expression, freedom of conscience, and freedom of peaceful protest and it is extremely important to us.. at the same time we are always there to prevent violence and to push back against hatred. I think on the issue of the community, it is important to remember that the actions of the few do not represent the entire community or Canada. The flip side of it, we also highlighted the importance of respecting the rule of law and we did talk about foreign interference...": Canadian PM Justin Trudeau
"India greatest trade partner in South Asia": Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
PM Narendra Modi met President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Delhi.
President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, says any initiative that isolates Russia is bound to fail.
PM Modi meets Canadian PM Justin Trudeau.
"Met PM @JustinTrudeau on the sidelines of the G20 Summit. We discussed the full range of India-Canada ties across different sectors," tweets PM Modi.
French President on debt restructuring of African countries.
"...Next the IMF, we expect some greater commitments by the emerging countries when it comes to restructuring the debt of African countries. We stand ready to do more. And we said it today. So it is the very same agenda, greater financing, mobilization around the world. France upgraded its commitments and we reached 0.5% of our GDP allocated to development projects. And we also want the same to happen at the international level. And this is the reason why we're committed to the replenishment of IFAD- The International Fund for Agricultural Development. And the meeting will be taking place in December. And I would like to thank President Alvaro Lario of IFAD for being with us today...": President Emmanuel Macron
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks on whether a ceasefire between Russia and Ukraine is Possible.
"...Everyone wants peace...About 18 months ago we agreed to sign a treaty about settling this conflict. We even initialled these documents. After that, the Anglo-Saxons ordered Zelenskyy not to sign it because they thought they would be able to reap some confessions from us...President Putin has recently said that we do not mind negotiations however any such negotiations need to consider the realities on the ground and take into account the reasons that have been accumulating for decades upon decades due to NATO's aggressive policy...Right now the Ukrainian officials are threatening to physically destroy Russians...": Russian FM Sergey Lavrov
Productive lunch meeting with President Macron, tweets PM Modi
"A very productive lunch meeting with President @EmmanuelMacron. We discussed a series of topics and look forward to ensuring India-France relations scale new heights of progress.": PM Modi
India did its utmost for the G-20 presidency to serve unity and peace: French President Emmanuel Macron
"I thank PM Modi. Faithful to its principles India did its utmost for the G-20 presidency to serve unity and peace and send across the message of unity while Russia is still waging its aggression on Ukraine...": French President Emmanuel Macron
Delhi Declaration "a truly meaningful achievement": Japanese PM Fumio Kishida
PM Modi Proposes Virtual Session Of G20 In November
"As you all know India has the responsibility of G20 presidency till November 2023. In these two days, all of you gave a lot of suggestions and placed proposals. It is our duty that the suggestions we have received be reviewed once again so as to see how their progress can be sped up. I propose that at the end of November, we hold a virtual session of G20. We can review the topics decided in this Summit, in that virtual session. I hope you all will connect in the virtual session. With this, I declare the conclusion of G 20 Summit," said PM Modi.
PM Modi Hands Over Gavel Of G20 Presidency To President Of Brazil Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (WATCH)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hands over the gavel of G20 presidency to the President of Brazil Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. Prime Minister concluded his address in final session with the mantra "Swasti Astu Vishwa" (Let there be peace in this world).
PM Modi To Hold Meeting With French President Emmanuel Macron, Pull-Aside Meet With Canadian PM Justin Trudeau
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to hold a working lunch meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron today. PM will hold a pull-aside meeting with Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and will later do bilateral meetings with Comoros, Turkey, UAE, South Korea, EU/EC, Brazil and Nigeria.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo, President Of Brazil Luiz Inacio Hand Over Sapling To PM Modi (WATCH)
Indonesian President Joko Widodo and President of Brazil Luiz Inacio hand over a sapling to Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of Session 3 of the G20 Summit.
Productive Discussions At The G20 Summit For A Better Planet, Posts PM Modi On X (WATCH)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi posts video on X showing discussions at the G20 involving world leaders. "Productive Discussions At The G20 Summit For A Better Planet," Productive Discussions At The G20 Summit For A Better Planet," said PM Modi in the post.
PM Modi Leads World Leaders In Paying Homage To Mahatma Gandhi At Rajghat (WATCH)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden, UK PM Rishi Sunak, Australian PM Anthony Albanese, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and other Heads of state and government and Heads of international organizations observe a minute of silence and lay a wreath at Delhi's Rajghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi.
US President Joe Biden arrives at Delhi's Rajghat (WATCH)
US President Joe Biden arrives at Delhi's Rajghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi and lay a wreath.
French President Emmanuel Macron arrives at Delhi's Rajghat (WATCH)
French President Emmanuel Macron arrives at Delhi's Rajghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi and lay a wreath.
UK PM Rishi Sunak arrives at Delhi's Rajghat (WATCH)
United Kingdom Prime Minister Rishi Sunak arrives at Delhi's Rajghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi and lay a wreath.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov arrives at Delhi's Rajghat (WATCH)
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov arrives at Delhi's Rajghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi and lay a wreath.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz arrives at Delhi's Rajghat (WATCH)
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz arrives at Delhi's Rajghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi and lay a wreath.
President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives at Delhi's Rajghat (WATCH)
President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives at Delhi's Rajghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi and lay a wreath.
Prime Minister of Italy Giorgia Meloni arrives at Delhi's Rajghat (WATCH)
Prime Minister of Italy Giorgia Meloni arrives at Delhi's Rajghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi and lay a wreath.
PM Modi Receives World Leaders Arriving At Rajghat To Pay Homage To Mahatma Gandhi (WATCH)
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau arrives at Delhi's Rajghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi and lay a wreath.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen arrives at Delhi's Rajghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi and lay a wreath.
Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte arrives at Delhi's Rajghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi and lay a wreath.
PM Modi on Sunday (September 10), day 2 of the G20 summit, received world leaders who arrived at Rajghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrives at Delhi's Rajghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi and lay a wreath.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, WB President Ajay Banga & WHO DG Tedros Adhanom Arrive At Rajghat (WATCH)
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, World Bank President Ajay Banga, DG World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom arrive at Delhi's Rajghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi and lay a wreath.
UK PM Rishi Sunak Visits Delhi's Akshardham Temple To Offer Prayers (WATCH)
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak visits Delhi's Akshardham temple to offer prayers.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman interacts with Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the IMF News, at the G20 Dinner hosted by President Droupadi Murmu at Bharat Mandapam.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman interacts with Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina at the G-20 Dinner hosted by President Droupadi Murmu at Bharat Mandapam in New Delhi.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman exchanged pleasantries with UK PM Rishi Sunak during G20 dinner.
India, United States, Brazil And South Africa issue joint statement on the G20.
US President Joe Biden arrives at Bharat Mandapam in Delhi for the G-20 Dinner hosted by President Droupadi Murmu
French President Emmanuel Macron arrives at Bharat Mandapam in Delhi for the G-20 Dinner hosted by President Droupadi Murmu
Menu of the dinner hosted by President Droupadi Murmu at Bharat Mandapam in Delhi
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murty arrive at Bharat Mandapam in Delhi for the G-20 Dinner hosted by President Droupadi Murmu
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov arrives at the Bharat Mandapam in Delhi, for G 20 dinner hosted by President Droupadi Murmu
Premier of the People's Republic of China Li Qiang arrives at Bharat Mandapam in Delhi for the G-20 Dinner hosted by President Droupadi Murmu.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and her husband Heiko von der Leyen arrive at Bharat Mandapam in Delhi for the G-20 Dinner hosted by President Droupadi Murmu.
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and his partner Jodie Haydon arrive at the Bharat Mandapam in Delhi, for G 20 dinner hosted by President Droupadi Murmu
Japanese PM Fumio Kishida and his wife Yuko Kishida arrive at Bharat Mandapam in Delhi for the G-20 Dinner hosted by President Droupadi Murmu.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz arrives at Bharat Mandapam in Delhi for the G-20 Dinner hosted by President Droupadi Murmu.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and his wife Tshepo Motsepe arrive at the Bharat Mandapam in Delhi, for G-20 dinner hosted by President Droupadi Murmu
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina arrives at Bharat Mandapam in Delhi for the G 20 Dinner hosted by President Droupadi Murmu.
Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte arrives at Bharat Mandapam in Delhi for the G-20 Dinner hosted by President Droupadi Murmu.
Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth and his wife Kobita Jugnauth arrive at the Bharat Mandapam in Delhi, for G 20 dinner hosted by President Droupadi Murmu
Secretary General of Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Mathias Cormann arrives at Bharat Mandapam in Delhi for the G 20 Dinner hosted by President Droupadi Murmu.
DG World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom arrives at Bharat Mandapam in Delhi for the G 20 Dinner hosted by President Droupadi Murmu.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres arrives at Bharat Mandapam in Delhi for the G 20 Dinner hosted by President Droupadi Murmu
Managing Director of IMF (International Monetary Fund), Kristalina Georgieva arrives at Bharat Mandapam in Delhi for the G 20 Dinner hosted by President Droupadi Murmu
President of Asian Development Bank Masatsugu Asakawa arrives at Bharat Mandapam for G20 dinner, received by President Droupadi Murmu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Italian PM Giorgia Meloni hold a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Delhi.
World Bank president Ajay Banga praises India, PM Modi for successful declaration.
PGII & India Middle East Europe connectivity corridor launch event, in Delhi
Handshake by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden and Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Muhammed Bin Salman, at PGII & India Middle East Europe connectivity corridor launch event, in Delhi
French President Emmanuel Macron speaks at India-Middle East-Europe Economics Corridor event during G20 Summit.
"I just want to thank Prime Minister Modi for organizing this meeting and President Biden for sharing this meeting with him... So now with the European Commission here, we commit to invest alongside with you on this road. And this is a very important project from Asia through Middle East to Europe to offer big opportunities and connect people. But our intention is as well to make it real and to be sure that after this commitment we have concrete results and especially to have the first global green trade road meaning having net zero transport infrastructure...": French president Emmanuel Macron
PM Modi's remarks at the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment & India-Middle East-Europe Economics Corridor event during G20 Summit.
Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Muhammed Bin Salman on economic corridor project.
"... We look forward to the integration of the initiative and the Economic Corridor project which is announced in this meeting. I would like to thank those who worked with us to reach this founding step to establish this important economic corridor..."
US President Joe Biden stresses upon importance of economic corridors.
"This is a real big deal. I want to thank PM. One Earth, One Family, One Future that's the focus of this G 20 Summit. And in many ways, it's also the focus of this partnership that we're talking about today. Building sustainable, resilient infrastructure, making quality infrastructure investments and creating a better future... Last year, we came together as one to commit to this vision. And this afternoon I want to highlight the key ways in which the United States and our partners are working to make this a reality. Economic corridor. You're going to hear that phrase more than once, I expect, over the next decade. As we work to address infrastructure gaps across low-middle-income countries, we need to maximize the impact of our investments. That's why a few months ago announced that the United States will work with our partners to invest in economic corridors": US President Joe Biden
"The three Fs Food, Fuel and Fertilisers were issues of special concern. Another subject addressed by them... was countering terrorism and money laundering. The leaders condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations... Speaking for India, we are clear that no one is left behind. 'No one left behind' is as much a foreign policy goal as it is a domestic one": S Jaishankar
Ukraine war is a polarising issue. There are different viewpoints about it. We have been transparent about what was discussed during the meetings: S Jaishankar
Considerable time was spent in last few days on building consensus statement on Ukraine war: S Jaishankar
"Considerable time was spent, especially in the last few days in regard to geo-political issues which really centred around the war in Ukraine. The question who helped? I mean, eventually, everybody helped because everybody came together for the consensus. I think the emerging markets took a particular lead on this, and many of us have a strong history of working together. Bear in mind that actually, you have four developing countries in succession as G 20 presidency Indonesia, India, Brazil and South Africa but I would say rather than who helped? The point to be recognized is that a common landing point was ultimately fashioned out": S Jaishankar
G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant addresses press conference.
"I think one of the biggest achievements of this New Delhi leaders' declaration is what we've achieved on women-led development, with a massive focus on women empowerment and gender equality... There's a huge focus on gender-inclusive climate action. There's a completely big focus on women's food security, nutrition and well-being. And we've created a new working group on empowerment of women, which Brazil will carry forward," says G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant.
G20 Declaration without any footnote or chair's summary, demonstrates India's ability to bring everybody to same table: Amitabh Kant
Delhi Declaration at the G20 Summit, India on Ukraine war
Delhi declaration has 83 paras. All 83 paras have 100% consensus from all countries: G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant
Under India's G20 presidency, solutions have been formulated that align with the perspectives of every member, providing a collective and inclusive pathway for the future: FM Sitharaman
FM Sitharaman backs IMF and FSB on regulation of cryptocurrency.
During her address within the G20 Finance Track, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman discussed the topic of cryptocurrency regulation and expressed her endorsement of the recent report by the IMF and FSB regarding cryptocurrency regulation.
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Indian G20 Presidency Has Walked The Talk: FM Nirmala Sitharaman
It's been clear in over mind that nobody should be left behind in our pursuit of global solutions: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman
G20 has contributed to making India world-ready and the world India-ready: S Jaishankar
Under India's presidency attempts have been made to make G20 Summit as inclusive as possible: S Jaishankar
S. Jaishankar highlighted that the G20 leaders underscored the importance of revitalizing multilateralism and restructuring international organizations accordingly.
G20 Declaration focuses on strong sustainable inclusive growth, envisages green sustainable path: S Jaishankar
The declaration that leaders have agreed on focuses on inclusive growth and seeks to accelerate progress: S Jaishankar
Indian Presidency has been exceptional. Events were held across 60 cities in the country: Foreign Minister S Jaishankar
The press briefing begins. Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant in presence.
The highly anticipated press conference by India, following Prime Minister Modi's announcement of the New Delhi Declaration's agreement, is forthcoming. Reporters eagerly wait for fine print of Delhi declaration.
Sidhant Sibal Twitter
Indian officials scheduled to conduct a press briefing at 4 PM IST after the successful adoption of Delhi Declaration at the G20 summit.
Sidhant Sibal Twitter
When PM Modi announced successful adoption of Delhi declaration with 100% consensus..
Key points of New Delhi Leaders Declaration
"The 'New Delhi Leaders Declaration' has been officially adopted at the #G20India Leaders’ Summit!" announces Sherpa Amitabh Kant
India’s G20 Presidency has been the most ambitious in history
India’s G20 Presidency has been the most ambitious in history of G-20. 73 outcomes (lines of effort) and 39 annexed documents (presidency documents, not including Working Group outcome documents). With 112 outcomes and presidency documents, we have more than doubled the substantive work from previous presidencies. 2x-5x number of outcomes and annexed documents as compared to previous presidencies. The Indian Presidency of the G20 has been the most ambitious and action-oriented in all of G20 Presidencies.
Delhi declaration adopted at G20 Summit.
PM Narendra Modi says, " I have received good news. Due to the hard work of our team, consensus has been built on New Delhi G20 Leaders' Summit Declaration. My proposal is to adopt this leadership declaration. I announce to adopt this declaration. On this occasion, I congratulate my Sherpa, ministers, who worked hard for it and made it possible..."
"Held productive talks with PM Kishida," tweets PM Modi.
"Held productive talks with PM @kishida230. We took stock of India-Japan bilateral ties and the ground covered during India's G20 Presidency and Japan's G7 Presidency. We are eager to enhance cooperation in connectivity, commerce and other sectors," PM Modi wrote.
"Great to have met PM Rishi Sunak," tweets PM Modi.
"Great to have met PM @RishiSunak on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Delhi. We discussed ways to deepen trade linkages and boost investment. India and UK will keep working for a prosperous and sustainable planet," PM Modi said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese PM Fumio Kishida hold a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Delhi.
Handshake by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden, President of Brazil Luiz Inacio, President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa and World Bank President Ajay Banga at Bharat Mandapam, the venue for G-20 Summit in Delhi.
Bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UK PM Rishi Sunak underway in Delhi on the sidelines of the G20 Summit
French President Emmanuel Macron arrives at Bharat Mandapam, venue for the G-20 Summit in Delhi's Pragati Maidan
MoS Anupriya Patel welcomes French President Emmanuel Macron on his arrival in New Delhi for the G20 summit.
Statement by President of the European Commission (EU), Ursula von der Leyen at the first Session, ‘One Earth', of the G-20
"...In the next 5 years alone, the EU will invest at least 4 billion euros in renewable energy and hydrogen in developing economies through our Global Gateway plan...," said EU President
French President Emmanuel Macron arrives in New Delhi for the G-20 Summit.
PM Modi stresses on 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas, Sabka Prayas' mantra during his inaugural address
While addressing the world leaders at the G20 Summit, PM Modi called for removing global trust deficit. He stressed on finding an effective solution on various issues for the future. "Today, as the president of G 20, India calls upon the world together to transform the global trust deficit into one of trust and reliance. This is the time for all of us to move together. In this time, the mantra of 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas, Sabka Prayas' can be the torch bearer for us. Be it the divide between North and South, the distance between East and West, management of food and fuel, terrorism, cyber security, health, energy or water security, we will have to find a solid solution to this for future generations," said PM Modi.
President of the Union of Comoros and Chairperson of the African Union (AU), Azali Assoumani takes his seat as the Union becomes a permanent member of the G20
PM Modi announced that the African Union was included in the list of permanent members of the G20
Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited the Head of the African Union to take his seat, as a permanent member of the G20 as the first session of the Summit begins.
PM Modi pays condolences to the quake affected population of Morocco while starting his address at the inaugural meet of G20 Summit
PM Modi at the G20 Summit while expressing grief for the lost of lives in Morocco said, "Before we start the proceedings of G20, I want to express my condolences over the loss of lives due to an earthquake in Morocco. We pray that all injured recover at the earliest. India is ready to offer all possible assistance to Morocco in this difficult time."
PM Modi addresses world leaders at the inaugural meet of the 2-day G20 Summit held in Delhi
PM Modi welcomes world leaders at Bharat Mandapam for Day 1 of G20 Summit
President of the UAE, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan arrives at Bharat Mandapam, the venue for G 20 Summit in Delhi's Pragati Maidan
DG World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom arrives at Bharat Mandapam, the venue for G20 Summit in Delhi's Pragati Maidan
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El–Sisi and Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth arrive at Bharat Mandapam, the venue for G20 Summit in Delhi's Pragati Maidan
G20 Chief Coordinator Harsh Vardhan Shringla arrives at the exhibition centre at Bharat Mandapam in Delhi's Pragati Maidan
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina arrives at Bharat Mandapam, the venue for G20 Summit in Delhi's Pragati Maidan
PM Modi welcomes officials from IMF, UN and World Bank at the Bharat Mandapam
Managing Director of IMF (International Monetary Fund), Kristalina Georgieva, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, World Bank president Ajay Banga arrive at Bharat Mandapam, the venue for G 20 Summit in Delhi's Pragati Maidan.
The welcome handshake of all leaders with PM Modi will showcase the Konark Wheel from Odisha
The Konark Wheel was built during the 13th century under the reign of King Narasimhadeva-I. The wheel with 24 spokes is also adapted into India's national flag and embodies India's ancient wisdom, advanced civilization, and architectural excellence. The rotating motion of the Konark Wheel, symbolizes time, Kalachakra as well as progress and continuous change. It serves as a powerful symbol of the wheel of democracy that reflects the resilience of democratic ideals, and commitment to progress in society.
Leaders arrive at Bharat Mandapam, the venue for G 20 Summit in Delhi's Pragati Maidan
Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia arrives in Delhi for the G-20 Summit
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was welcomed by EAM Dr S Jaishankar & NSA Ajit Doval at Bharat Mandapam, the venue for G20 Summit in Delhi's Pragati Maidan
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at Bharat Mandapam in Pragati Maidan
Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs José Manuel Albares Bueno arrives in Delhi for the G-20 Summit
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz arrives in Delhi for the G-20 Summit
PM Modi pens heartfelt welcome post on arrival of Brazilian President to India for the G20 meetings
"Happy to welcome President @LulaOficial to India. I had met him recently in Johannesburg and I am happy to be getting the opportunity to meet him again at the G20 Summit. His views on various subjects will be eagerly awaited," said PM Modi in his latest post on X.
PM Modi shares a post for welcoming Indonesian President Joko Widodo on his visit to India for G20
"Welcome President @jokowi. After the Summits in Jakarta, it’s wonderful to be seeing you in Delhi for the G20 Summit," wrote PM Modi in a post on his social media handle on X while greeting the Indonesian leader.
Bharat Mandapam kept plastic-free as a part of the eco-friendly initiative observed during the G20 presidency in India
Latest visuals from International Media Centre and Bharat Mandapam in Delhi's Pragati Maidan show preparations made for Day 1 of G20 meetings.
In the wake of G 20, buildings in the national capital decked up with decorative lights.
MEA statement on PM Modi's Bilateral meeting with Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina.
"The leaders welcomed the operationalization of the Agreement on the use of the Chattogram and Mongla Ports and commissioning of the India-Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline. They also expressed appreciation for operationalization of settlement of bilateral trade in INR and encouraged the business community on both sides to utilize the mechanism. They looked forward to beginning of negotiations on the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), covering trade in goods, services, and protecting and promoting investment.": MEA
Prime Minister of Netherlands, Mark Rutte arrives in Delhi for the G-20 Summit
Brazilian President, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva arrives in Delhi for the G-20 Summit
Great To Be In India: US Prez Biden
In his first reaction after arriving in Delhi ahead of the G20 Summit and holding bilateral talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden said that it was "great" to be in India.
The White House Releases Joint Statement On Modi-Biden Bilateral Talks
The White House released a joint statement from India and the US following the bilateral talks between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden.
"Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed United States President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., to India today, reaffirming the close and enduring partnership between India and the United States. The leaders expressed their appreciation for the substantial progress underway to implement the ground breaking achievements of Prime Minister Modi’s historic, June 2023, visit to Washington," the statement read.
Our Meeting Was Very Productive: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said his bilateral talks with US President Joe Biden were "very productive". Taking to X (formerly Twitter), PM Modi said, "Our meeting was very productive. We were able to discuss numerous topics which will further economic and people-to-people linkages between India and USA. The friendship between our nations will continue to play a great role in furthering global good."
Delhi Government Forms Teams To Monitor Air Quality During G20
The Delhi government established specialised task forces aimed at maintaining a favorable air quality in the city throughout the upcoming G20 Summit, which will host numerous global leaders, according to officials on Friday.
These 11 task forces, each dedicated to a specific district, will include the respective district magistrate, deputy commissioners from the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), and probationary IAS officers. Their mission will involve implementing measures like deploying water sprinklers and mechanized street sweeping to control dust, as detailed by a senior government official.
Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong Arrives In Delhi
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong arrived in Delhi to participate in the G20 Summit.
NMDC Illuminated In Tricolour For G20
New Delhi Municipal Council (NMDC) lit up in tricolour ahead of the G20 Summit. World leaders, including US President Joe Biden, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Türkiye President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan assembled in Delhi.
PM Modi Hold Bilateral Talks With US Prez Joe Biden
The bilateral talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden
Indonesian Prez Widodo Arrives In Delhi
Indonesian President Joko Widodo Arrives In Delhi for the G20 Summit. He was received by Union Minister Shantanu Thakur.
President Widodo has recently hosted the ASEAN summit in Jakarta, which was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Türkiye President Erdoğan Arrives In Delhi
Türkiye's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arrived with his wife Emine Erdoğan in Delhi ahead of the G20 Summit.
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau arrives in Delhi
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived in Delhi to participate in the G20 Summit. He was accompanied by his son Xavier on his India visit.
UK PM Rishi Sunak meets student and staff at British council.
"Before meeting the world leaders of today I’ve been meeting with the world leaders of tomorrow. It’s been fantastic to visit students and staff here at @inBritish - a reflection of the living bridge that exists between the UK and India," tweets UK PM Rishi Sunak.
PM Modi met Mauritius PM Pravind Kumar Jugnauth.
PM Modi met Mauritius PM Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, a key partner integral to India’s vision SAGAR. Both leaders enthusiastically acknowledged the significant enhancement of the India-Mauritius bilateral relationship, commemorating its remarkable 75th anniversary this year: Prime Minister's Office (PMO)
PM Modi holds 'productive' talks with Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina.
Maharashtra and Telangana Arts stall at Pragati Maidan.
UAE President Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Arrives In Delhi
UAE President Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan arrived in Delhi to participate in the G20 Summit.
'I'm Happy To Be Here': US Prez Biden Says On His First Visit To India
US President Joe Biden waved at the crowd after landing at the IGI Airport. In a brief chat with General VK Singh he said, "I'm happy to be here." This is President Biden's first visit to India.
US President Joe Biden Arrives In New Delhi
US President Joe Biden arrived in New Delhi to participate in the G20 Summit. He is expected to hold bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday evening at his Delhi residence, 7, Lok Kalyan Marg.
US President Joe Biden Lands In India
US President Joe Biden has landed in Delhi ahead of the G20 Summit in the capital. Air Force One was seen taxied at the Delhi airport on Friday evening.
Hope That India's G20 Presidency Helps Reach Transformative Change: UN Chief António Guterres
"Let me begin by expressing my gratitude to India for the warm welcome and my hope that India's presidency at the G20 will help lead to the kind of transformative change our world so desperately needs in line with the repeated commitment that India to act on the behalf of Global South and its determination to pursue the development agenda," said UN Secretary-General António Guterres .
The UN secretary-general also said that the phrase 'One Family, One Earth, One Future' , which is inspired by the Maha Upanishad, found "profound resonance" in today's world. "If we are indeed one global family, we today resemble a rather dysfunctional one. Divisions are growing, tensions are flaring up and trust is eroding which together raise the spectre of fragmentation and ultimately confrontation."
South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol Arrives In New Delhi
South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol arrived in New Delhi ahead of the G20 Summit.
'I'm A Proud Hindu,' Says UK PM Sunak
Talking about his faith, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak told ANI that he was a proud Hindu and he hoped to visit a temple during his stay in India for the G20 Summit.
"I'm a proud Hindu, and that's how I was raised. That's how I am. Hopefully, I can visit a Mandir while I'm here for the next couple of days. We just had Raksha Bandhan, so from my sister and my cousins, I have all my rakhis, and I didn't have time to celebrate Janmashtami properly the other day," Sunak said. "But hopefully, I said, I can make up for that if we visit a Mandir this time. But it's something that is important to me. I think faith is something that helps everybody who has faith in their lives, particularly when you have these stressful jobs like I do. Having faith to give you resilience, to give you strength, is important."
Trade Deals Always Take Time, UK PM Rishi Sunak Says
After arriving in New Delhi ahead of the G20 Summit, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak told ANI that he and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were keen for a comprehensive and ambitious trade deal.
"Both Modi ji and I are keen to see a comprehensive and ambitious trade deal concluded between our two countries...Trade deals always take time, they need to work for both countries. Although we have made enormous progress there is still hard work to go," PM Sunak said.
PM Modi Holds Talks With Mauritian PM Pravind Jugnauth
Ahead of the start of the G20 Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with his Mauritian counterpart Pravind Jugnauth.
Invited Bangladesh As Friendly & Close Neighbour, Says G20 Chief Coordinator
"It is important to note that we have invited Bangladesh as a very close and friendly neighbour. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is here and is having one of the early meetings with the Prime Minister and I think it is a very important one," G20 Chief Coordinator Harsh Vardhan Shringla told reporters.
PM Modi Says That New Delhi G20 Summit Will Pave New Way In Human-Centric, Inclusive Development
"India is delighted to host the 18th G20 Summit on 09-10 September 2023 at New Delhi’s iconic Bharat Mandapam. This is the first ever G20 Summit being hosted by India. I look forward to productive discussions with world leaders over the next two days," PM Narendra Modi said on X (formerly Twitter). "It is my firm belief that the the New Delhi G20 Summit will chart a new path in the human-centric and inclusive development."
PM Modi continued, "Rooted in our cultural ethos, India’s G20 Presidency theme, ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam - One Earth, One Family, One Future’ deeply resonates with our worldview, that the whole world is one family. India’s G20 Presidency has been inclusive, ambitious, decisive, and action-oriented. We actively voiced the developmental concerns of the Global South. India also places great emphasis on a human-centric way of furthering progress. It is important to emulate Gandhi Ji’s mission of serving the underprivileged, the very last person in the queue."
"During the G20 Summit, I will be chairing Sessions on ‘One Earth’, ‘One Family’ and ‘One Future’, covering a range of issues of prime concern to the world community. These include furthering strong, sustainable, inclusive and balanced growth. We seek to accelerate progress of SDGs, Green Development Pact for a Sustainable Future and strengthen Multilateral Institutions for the 21st Century. We attach immense priority to futuristic sectors such as technological transformation and digital public infrastructure. We will also collectively work to further gender equality, women empowerment and ensure world peace. I will also be holding bilateral meetings with several leaders and Heads of Delegation to further deepen the bonds of friendship and cooperation. I am confident that our guests will enjoy the warmth of the Indian hospitality. Rashtrapati Ji will be hosting a dinner on 9th September. On the 10th, the leaders will pay homage to Gandhi Ji at Rajghat. At the Closing Ceremony, on the same day, G20 Leaders will share their collective vision for a sustainable and equitable ‘One Future’, together like ‘One Family’, for a healthier ‘One Earth'," PM Modi said.
'Women-Led Development Has Been Priority Of Our Presidency,' Says G20 Chief Cooridnator
"Women-led development has been a priority of our presidency. We do realise that it is very important to set a new paradigm when it comes to women, not only in the workforce but also in terms of addressing the digital divide, in terms of women involved in climate change, women in leadership positions. All of these issues have been taken up under our presidency. I think we have made some very good progress in that area. We've also instituted a new group that's women's empower group. So in many senses, I think the issues of women's empowerment and women's development have been very high on our presidency's priorities," G20 Chief Coordinator Harsh Vardhan Shringla told reporters in New Delhi.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Arrives In New Delhi
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov arrived in New Delhi for the G20 Summit. Russian President had decided to skip the summit in-person.
UN Secretary General António Guterres Arrives In New Delhi
United Nations Secretary General António Guterres arrived in the capital for the G20 Summit.
Oman's Sultan PM Haitham Bin Tariq Al Said Arrives In New Delhi
Oman's Sultan and Prime Minister Haitham bin Tariq Al Said arrived in New Delhi to participate in the G20 Summit. He was received by Minister of State Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ashwini K Choubey
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa Arrives In New Delhi
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa for the G20 Summit in New Delhi. Minister of state for Railways, Coal and Mines Raosaheb Patil Danve received President Ramaphosa.
Every Country Has Veto Power, Says G20 Sherpa
Speaking about China, G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant said, "China is a multilateral player. In multilateral discussions, the issues are very different from bilateral issues and the Chinese discuss issues of growth, and development from their perspective. The challenge about any multilateral discussion is you have to bring consensus across every issue, every country has veto power. We've been able to work with every single country and bring them on board."
Largest Ever Gathering Of Global South In India, Says MEA
G20 Chief Coordinator Harsh Vardhan Shringla says, "We would have received a total of 100,000 visitors for our G20 presidency from over 125 nationalities and for many of them this has been a discovery of a new India. G20 presidency will bring economic benefits to our country and to our citizens..."
Over 1 Lakh People From 125 Nationalities Received, Says Chief Coordinator Harsh Vardhan Shringla
G20 Chief Coordinator Harsh Vardhan Shringla says, "We would have received a total of 100,000 visitors for our G20 presidency from over 125 nationalities and for many of them this has been a discovery of a new India. G20 presidency will bring economic benefits to our country and to our citizens..."
Have hosted at least one G20 meeting in every state and UT of India, says G20 Chief Coordinator Harsh Vardhan Shringla
G20 Chief Coordinator Harsh Vardhan Shringla says, "We assumed the presidency of the G20 on the 1st of December last year and we will conclude our presidency on 30th of November this year. During the course of our presidency, we would have hosted over 220 G 20 meetings in 60 different cities across the length and breadth of our country. In keeping with the PM's vision of a pan-Indian G 20, we have hosted at least one G 20 meeting in every state and UT of India. To my mind, that is the finest example of cooperative federalism that we can seek..."
Vision of India G20 presidency is to bring focus to the global discourse issues
Ajay Seth, Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance says, "Under the leadership of our PM, the focus and the vision of India G20 presidency is to bring focus to the global discourse issues which could make a difference to people's lives..."
India's Presidency Has Been Inclusive & Decisive, Says MEA In Press Briefing
The MEA during the pre-summit press briefing by the G20 presidency, G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant said that India's presidency has been inclusive and decisive.
Have had biggest participation in a G20 event, says Amitabh Kant
As he talks about key priorities for India's G 20 presidency, G 20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant says, "Second key priority for us was to have accelerated sustainable development goals because only 12 of the 169 SDGs are on track and we are way behind the schedule. We are midway at the 2030 Action Point. But we are way behind. Therefore accelerating SDGs, improving learning outcomes, healthy outcomes, nutrition - all these were very critical for India's presidency."
PM Modi said India's G20 presidency should be inclusive, decisive, ambitious and action-oriented
G 20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant says, "When India took over the G 20 presidency in Bali, we were in the midst of a scenario of slowing growth and productivity worldwide...India felt that we should start our presidency with the theme of 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam'-the world is one family. PM Modi said India's presidency should be inclusive, decisive, ambitious and action-oriented. We've lived up to his vision of being inclusive, ambitious, action-oriented and very decisive during our presidency."
UK PM Rishi Sunak Arrives In India (WATCH)
United Kingdom Prime Minister Rishi Sunak lands in Delhi for the G20 Summit.
Tibetan Community Stage Protest Near Majnu Ka Tilla Against Chinese Government (WATCH)
The Tibetan community in Delhi stage a protest near Majnu Ka Tilla against the Chinese Government.
Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni arrives
G20 in India: Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni arrives in Delhi for the G20 Summit. She was received by MoS for State for Agriculture & Farmers' Welfare, Shobha Karandlaje.
PM Modi To Hold Over 15 Bilateral Meetings With World Leaders
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to hold more than 15 bilateral meetings with world leaders. On 8th September, PM will hold bilateral meetings with leaders of Mauritius, Bangladesh and USA. On 9th September, in addition to the G20 meetings, PM will hold bilateral meetings with the UK, Japan, Germany and Italy and on 10th September, PM will hold a working lunch meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron. He will do a pull-aside meeting with Canada and bilateral meetings with Comoros, Turkiye, UAE, South Korea, EU/EC, Brazil and Nigeria: Sources
Spain President Pedro Sanchez To Skip Event After Testing Covid Positive
Spain's President Pedro Sanchez on Thursday tested positive for COVID-19 and will skip the G20 Summit scheduled to take place in India. Taking to X (formerly Twitter), Sanchez said, "This afternoon I have tested positive for COVID and will not be able to travel to New Delhi for the G20 Summit. I feel fine. Spain at the G20 Summit will be represented by the First Vice President Nadia Calvino and Minister of Economic Affairs and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, EU and Cooperation, he added. Sanchez is the third world leader to have pulled out of the G20 Summit."
Argentina President Alberto Fernandez arrives in Delhi for the G20 Summit
Argentina President Alberto Fernandez arrives in Delhi for the G20 Summit. He was received by MoS for Steel and Rural Development, Faggan Singh Kulaste.
Heads Of Delegations Continue To Arrive In New Delhi, India Welcomes World Leaders (WATCH)
Heads of delegations continue to arrive in New Delhi for the G20 Summit. The G20 Summit will be held in New Delhi on September 9-10. The 18th G20 Summit in New Delhi will be a culmination of all the G20 processes and meetings held throughout the year among ministers, senior officials, and civil societies.
Formed in 1999, the G20 was formed to maintain global financial stability by incorporating middle-income countries. India assumed the G20 presidency on December 1 last year and about 200 meetings related to G20 were organized in 60 cities across India.
A G20 Leader's declaration will be adopted at the conclusion of the G20 Summit, stating Leader's commitment towards the priorities discussed and agreed upon during the respective ministerial and working group meetings. The next G20 presidency is going to be taken over by Brazil in 2024, followed by South Africa in 2025.