India's G20 Presidency / Road to G20 and Delhi 2023, India G20 presidency set to start from today, 100 monuments to be illuminated

Zoom News : Dec 01, 2022, 10:11 AM
India Chairs G20 Today Update: India is presiding over the G-20 group, the main forum for international economic cooperation, from Thursday. To make this special occasion memorable, the G-20 logo will be illuminated for seven days from December 1 to December 7 at 100 monuments including UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In these sites, from the Shankaracharya Temple in Srinagar to the Red Fort in Delhi and the Chola Temple in Thanjavur will also be illuminated with special lights. The list of these 100 sites includes Humayun's Tomb and Purana Qila in Delhi, Sun Temple at Modhera in Gujarat, Sun Temple at Konark in Odisha.

India will host 200 meetings

During this year's chairmanship, India will host around 200 meetings of working countries for 32 different sectors in more than 50 cities. Talking about India's main objectives for this summit next year, along with highlighting the digital transformation coming in the country, emphasis will also be given on providing affordable technology for proper and sustainable development of the environment in the world.

Formed in 1999

The G-20 was established in the year 1999 after the financial crisis in Asia with the aim of providing a platform for finance ministers and central bank governors to seriously discuss global economic and financial issues. G-20 i.e. this group of 20 countries is an intergovernmental forum of major developed and developing economies of the world. This special group includes Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea along with Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States and the European Union (EU). ) are also included.

The G-20 is the premier forum for international economic cooperation, representing approximately 85 percent of global gross domestic product (GDP), more than 75 percent of global trade, and nearly two-thirds of the world's population.