| New Delhi |
Updated: Nov 23, 2020 1:33:48 AM
India is set to host the G-20 summit in 2023, instead of 2022 – the 75th year of independence. Indonesia will assume the presidency of the G-20 in 2022 after an exchange with India, Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said, adding that the change of plan had been agreed as Indonesia would also chair the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2023. “India has also received the same request for a change of G-20 presidency in 2023,” said the Indonesian minister.
“We look forward to our next meetings in Italy in 2021, Indonesia in 2022, India in 2023 and Brazil in 2024,” said the statement from the leaders of the G-20 summit in Riyadh.
Meanwhile, the prime minister Narendra Modi reiterated the importance of reforms in multilateral organizations to ensure better global governance for a faster post-Covid recovery at the G-20 summit hosted by Saudi Arabia.
The agenda for the second day of the summit focused on building an inclusive, sustainable and resilient future with a side event on saving the planet.
An official statement from the MEA said the Prime Minister underlined the importance of the 2030 Agenda for the Sustainable Development Goals of “leaving no one behind”. With the development of the situation following the pandemic, the prime minister said the country has embraced the ‘Autonomous India’ initiative and will become an important and reliable pillar of the global economy and global supply chains due to its competence and reliability.
Globally, India has also taken the lead in establishing institutions such as the International Solar Alliance and the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure.
Addressing the side event – “Saving the Planet: The Circular Carbon Economy Approach,” Modi said India was not only meeting its Paris Agreement targets, but also exceeding them.
“Reiterated the importance of reforms in multilateral organizations to ensure better global governance for a faster post-COVID recovery,” Modi tweeted.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said G-20 countries should take the lead in tackling climate change, follow the guidance of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and push for full implementation and effective of the Paris Agreement.
A G-20 statement said leaders “are determined to lead the world to shape a strong, sustainable, balanced and inclusive workplace.COVID-19[feminine ère”. Concernant le financement du terrorisme, la déclaration du G-20 a déclaré: «Nous soutenons les réponses politiques de lutte contre le blanchiment d’argent et le financement antiterroriste détaillées dans le document du GAFI sur le COVID-19, et réaffirmons notre soutien au GAFI, en tant que norme mondiale. institution de prévention et de lutte contre le blanchiment d’argent, le financement du terrorisme et le financement de la prolifération.
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