Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Indonesian city of Bali from November 14 to 16 to attend the G-20 summit, the Ministry of External Affairs announced on Thursday.
In a report by PTI, On the sidelines of the summit, Modi will hold bilateral meetings with some of his counterparts. The summit is likely to be attended by US President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, among others. The leaders are expected to deliberate on the Ukraine conflict, its implications on food and energy security and other pressing global issues such as climate change. Modi is attending the summit at the invitation of Indonesian President Joko Widodo.
Indonesia is the current chair of G-20. “During the Bali summit, G20 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,” MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said at a media briefing.
He said President Widodo will symbolically hand over the G20 presidency to Prime Minister Modi at the closing session of the summit.
India will formally assume the G20 presidency from December 1.