PM Modi to visit Indonesia for G-20 Summit next week

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Bali, Indonesia from November 14-16 to attend the 17th G20 Summit at the invitation of the President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, the Ministry of External Affairs announced on Thursday.

During the Bali Summit, G-20 Leaders will deliberate extensively upon key issues of global concern under the Summit theme of ‘Recover Together, Recover Stronger’.

Three working sessions will be held as part of the G20 Summit Agenda – food and energy security; health; and digital transformation, the statement said.

At the closing session of the Summit, President Widodo will symbolically hand over the G-20 Presidency to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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India will formally assume the G-20 Presidency from December 1, 2022.

The Ministry of External Affairs said that the Prime Minister will hold bilateral meetings with some of his counterparts on the sidelines of the Summit.

The Prime Minister will also address and interact with the Indian community in Bali.

The G20 or Group of 20 is an intergovernmental forum of the world’s major developed and developing economies.

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It comprises Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the UK, the US and the European Union (EU).

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