PM Narendra Modi to leave for G20 Summit in Bali today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the 17th G20 Summit to be held on Tuesday and Wednesday in Bali, where he will attend three sessions on food and energy security, digital transformation and health. The PM will leave for the Indonesian city tomorrow.Modi is also slated to hold several bilateral meetings, including with US President Joe Biden, UK PM Rishi Sunak and the mandatory interaction with Indonesian President Joko Widodo.
The Group of 20 members will begin talks on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on Tuesday under the hopeful theme of “recover together, recover stronger”.
This G20 Summit is special for India because it will hold the presidency for one year, starting December 1, and the symbolic handover will take place during the summit in Bali. PM Modi has launched the G20 logo, which juxtaposes planet Earth with the lotus, India’s national flower that “reflects growth amid challenges”. “During our G20 presidency, India, Indonesia and Brazil will be the troika. This is the first time in G20 that this troika will consist of developing countries and emerging economies in a row,” said Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra at a special briefing.