Indonesian President handed over the chairmanship of G20 to India, PM Modi said – a matter of pride for every Indian
Indonesian President Joko Widodo handed over the G20 chairmanship to India at the closing ceremony of the Bali summit. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India will officially assume the presidency of the G20 on December 1.
Indonesia has handed over the chairmanship of G20 to India, with which the Bali summit of G20 came to an end on the second day today. Now India will preside over the conference to be held next year. Addressing this, Prime Minister Modi said that "Presiding over the G-20 is a matter of pride for every Indian. We will hold meetings in our different cities and states. Our guests will be introduced to India's amazingness, diversity, and inclusive traditions and You will get a full experience of cultural richness.
Along with this, Prime Minister Modi said that the development of the world is not possible without the participation of women. We have to give priority to women's leadership in our G-20 agenda as well. Along with this, he said that "I assure you that India's G-20 presidency will be inclusive, ambitious, decisive and action-oriented. It will be our endeavour to make the G-20 a global forum to visualize new ideas and accelerate group action." Act as a prime mover.
Prime Minister Modi said that India is taking the responsibility of G-20 at a time when the world is grappling with geo-political tensions, economic slowdown, increased energy prices, side effects of the pandemic and other problems. At such a time, the world is looking toward the G-20 with an eye of hope.
PM Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron had a bilateral conversation on the sidelines of the G-20, about which the Prime Minister tweeted that as always had a good meeting with President Emmanuel Macron. During this, we discussed various issues including increased cooperation in nuclear energy and food security. With this, the Prime Minister said that the close India-France relations are a force of great global good.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and the Prime Minister had a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit, tweeting about which Prime Minister Modi said that it was a pleasure to meet the Chancellor. This is our third meeting this year, which discussed ways to boost economic ties, defence cooperation and other important issues.