G20 Summit 2023: As India Prepares for Grand 2-Day Event, Check PM Narendra Modi’s Schedule for Today
New Delhi, September 9: The 18th G20 Summit, which starts on Saturday, September 9, will bring together Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, and other international leaders at the expansive Bharat Mandapam in New Delhi’s Pragati Maidan.
The host nation, India, struggled for last-minute consensus on contentious subjects, including the Ukraine conflict, climate change, and global governance, as the national capital was spruced up and somewhat depopulated for the huge world event. G20 Summit 2023 Begins Today in Delhi: From ‘One Earth’ Session on Climate Action to Presidential Dinner, Here’s What Will Happen on Day 1 of G20 Leaders’ Meet.
Meanwhile, during PM Modi and US President Joe Biden’s bilateral talks, both nations agreed to establish a Renewable Infrastructure Investment Fund with investments of up to $1 billion (500 million each). The leaders also decided to work together to advance nuclear energy for India’s power industry. The two praised the resolution of the two nations’ final World Trade Organisation (WTO) dispute.
PM Modi’s Schedule for Today at G20 Summit
Along with attending the G20 activities, Modi will meet with the presidents of the UK, Japan, Germany, and Italy in private on Saturday, September 9. According to the sources, he will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron for a business lunch on Sunday, September 10.
Meanwhile, PM Modi met with US President Joe Biden, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, and Pravind Kumar Jugnauth in a bilateral setting three times before the G20 Summit in 2023. PM Narendra Modi, Joe Biden Hold Bilateral Meeting on Sidelines of G20 Summit 2023, Discuss Strengthening India-US Ties (See Pics and Video).
On Friday, Modi expressed optimism that the conclave will forge new ground in development that is both human-centered and inclusive. The top G20 representatives from India stated at a news conference on the eve of the two-day summit that the Declaration was “almost ready” and that they were hopeful of reaching a consensus on a joint communique while declining to get into the specifics of contentious issues like the Russia-Ukraine war and climate-related topics.
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