Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a formal visit to Bali, Indonesia, from November 14-16, to attend the 17th G20 Summit. The summit is also likely to be attended by US President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, among others.
The summit will see G20 leaders deliberating extensively upon key global issues under the Summit theme of “Recover Together, Recover Stronger”. The three working sessions will be on food and energy security; health; and digital transformation.
The Indian Prime Minister will hold bilateral meetings with some of his counterparts on the sidelines of the summit. He is also scheduled to address and interact with the Indian community in Bali.
At the closing session of the G20 summit, Indonesian President Joko Widodowill symbolically hand over the G20 Presidency to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. India will formally assume the G20 Presidency from December 1, 2022. Last week, the Prime Minister unveiled the logo, theme and the website of India’s G20 presidency.
The G20 is the premier forum for international economic cooperation representing around 85 per cent of the global GDP, over 75 per cent of the global trade, and about two-thirds of the world population.