G20 Summit to focus on sustainable recovery from Covid-19

New Delhi, Nov 20 (Bureau) The 15th edition of G20 Summit to be held virtually on November 21-22, will focus on an inclusive, resilient, and sustainable recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. According to Ministry of External Affairs statement, Prime Minister Narendra will attend the summit, hosted by Saudi Arabia, through video conference from here. The theme of this edition is “Realising the Opportunities of 21st Century for All”.

The upcoming summit is the second G 20 Leaders’ meeting in 2020, it said. Following the telephonic conversation between Mr Modi and Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, the last G 20 Extraordinary Leaders’ summit was held in March 2020, where the leaders developed a timely understanding among the G20 countries to help contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic and to forge a global coordinated response. During the summit, the leaders will discuss pandemic preparedness and the ways and means to restore jobs. The leaders will also share their vision for building an inclusive, sustainable, and resilient future. India will enter the G20 Troika, along with Saudi Arabia when Italy will take over the Presidency of the G-20 on December 1.