NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left for the Indonesian city of Bali on Monday to attend for the 17th G20 summit on November 15-16.
According to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office, “PM Modi will have extensive discussions with other G20 leaders on key issues of global concern, such as reviving global growth, food & energy security, environment, health, and digital transformation.” He will participate in three key sessions dealing with health, digital transformation and food and energy security.
PM Modi will be on a three-day visit to Bali. Big leaders of the world are attending this conference.
The three main focus areas for the G20 summit are: global health architecture, digital transformation and sustainable energy transition.
US President Joe Biden, Chinese President Xi Jinping, French President Emmanuel Macron and UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak will be in Bali to participate.
On November 13, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs told a press conference that India will chair the G-20 for a year from December 1.
On the sidelines of the Bali Summit, PM would have several bilateral meetings with G20 leaders to brief them on India's evolving G20 priorities as also to review key elements of bilateral engagements with these world leaders: Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra pic.twitter.com/JU13QVrfLy— ANI (@ANI) November 13, 2022
Speaking to the media, Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra said, “Prime Minister will hold bilateral meetings with several G20 leaders on the sidelines of the ongoing summit in Bali to brief them on India’s G20 priorities as well as with these world leaders. To review bilateral relations.
He also said that India, Indonesia and Brazil will be a trio during the presidency of the G20. This is the first time in the G20 that the trio will include developing countries and emerging economies.