In a briefing on September 11, the United States of America lauded India for conducting a successful G20 Leaders’ Summit in New Delhi from September 9-10. International Monetary Fund’s Deputy Director Gita Gopinath congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for successfully hosting the two-day summit in India in a post on X.
In the briefing, US State Department’s official spokesperson, Matthew Miller, told reporters, “We absolutely believe it was a success. The G20 is a big organisation. Russia is a member of the G20. China is a member of the G20.”
Gita Gopinath had attended the Gala Dinner hosted during the G20 Summit at Bharat Mandapam convention centre in New Delhi on September 9. She interacted with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, and exchanged pleasantries with President Droupadi Murmu and PM Modi during the dinner. In response to her message, PM Modi replied, “Thank you for the kind words. It is an honour to host the G20 summit. Our efforts are a testament to the collective spirit of unity and progress.”
The G20 Leaders Summit was attended by more than 30 heads of state and top officials from the European Union and invited guest countries, and 14 heads of international organisations. The summit concluded on September 10 with great fervour in the Indian capital under India’s presidency.