Delhi continues to remain under tight security cover on Sunday as India hosts day 2 of the 18th G20 Summit. Today, leaders of the world’s most powerful nations are set to begin their day with visit to Rajghat, where they will lay wreath at Mahatma Gandhi’s Samadhi. Third session of the meet, ‘One Future’, is also scheduled today before closing ceremony, official handover of the G20 Presidency to Brazil, and press conference. Top world leaders including US President Joe Biden, UK PM Rishi Sunak, Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina, and Japan’s Fumio Kishida are in Delhi for meet.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden, UK PM Rishi Sunak, Australian PM Anthony Albanese, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and other Heads of state and government and Heads of international organizations at Delhi’s Rajghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi and lay a wreath.
#WATCH | G 20 in India: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden, UK PM Rishi Sunak, Australian PM Anthony Albanese, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and other Heads of state and government and Heads of international organizations at… pic.twitter.com/HP6iGlNq3h— ANI (@ANI) September 10, 2023
According to the British High Commission in India, United Kingdom Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announces record climate aid commitment as G20 in India concludes. The UK will provide $2 billion to the Green Climate Fund which is the biggest single funding commitment the UK has made to help the world tackle climate change. The UK will contribute £1.62 billion ($2 billion) to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), which was established by 194 countries following the Copenhagen Accord at COP15.
At the G20 Summit, Sunak has called on leaders to work together ahead of the COP28 Summit this December to both reduce their countries’ own carbon emissions and support vulnerable economies to deal with the consequences of climate change.
Assistant Professor of International Politics and History at the University of Cambridge, Tristen Naylor said that, “Having a declaration is a success for PM Modi & the host of G 20…The most important outcome of this Summit is the inclusion of the African Union as a full member of the G 20. That is a big step forward in increasing the legitimacy of the club & creating meaningful links with the global south. India is well-positioned to act as a bridge between the global south & the other actors be it the West or the Gulf states, Middle East, China and Russia..”
#WATCH | G 20 in India: "Having a declaration is a success for PM Modi & the host of G 20...The most important outcome of this Summit is the inclusion of the African Union as a full member of the G 20. That is a big step forward in increasing the legitimacy of the club & creating… pic.twitter.com/xAVFYPHCTX— ANI (@ANI) September 10, 2023
Third session of the G20 Summit, ‘One Future’ has begun is currently underway.
The United States President Joe Biden has departed from Delhi to Vietnam after concluding the G20 Summit on Sunday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi posted a video on the microblogging site X and said, “Productive discussions at the G20 Summit for a better planet…”
Indonesian President Joko Widodo and President of Brazil Luiz Inacio handed over a sapling to Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of Session 3 of the G20 Summit.
There will be no formal bilateral meeting between Indian prime minister Narendra Modi and Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has handover the G20 Presidency to Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi — after handing over the G20 presidency to Brazil — said that as India has responsibilities of G20 till November so after taking opinions in consideration, “I propose that we keep a virtual session of G20 in November.”
He said that the session will be a review on the developments that was discussion on these two days.
After being handover the G20 presidency, Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva said, “…We are living in a world where wealth is more concentrated in which millions of human beings still go hungry, where sustainable development is always threatened, in which government institutions still reflect the reality of middle of the last century. We will only be able to face all these problems if we address the issue of inequality – inequality of income, of access to healthcare, education, food, gender and race and also of representation is at the origin of these anomalies.”
The G20 Summit has formally concluded with prime minister Narendra Modi handing over the G20 presidency to Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
Bilateral meeting between Indian prime minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron has started and currently, the defence cooperation is being reviewed.
G20 in India | Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says “…The West also had long ago promised even 100 billion US dollars per year to prepare economists to counter the negative consequences of climate change, but nothing on that has been done. The declaration also mentions the tasks that need to be done in accordance with the long-standing promises in order to ensure a balance of interest in the global economy…”
A post on twitter saying that the Bharat Mandapam was facing waterlogging problems following a downpour has now been claimed as misleading.
A video claims that there is waterlogging at venue of #G20Summit #PIBFactCheck:— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) September 10, 2023
✔️This claim is exaggerated and misleading
✔️Minor water logging in open area was swiftly cleared as pumps were pressed into action after overnight rains
✔️No water logging at venue presently pic.twitter.com/JiWzWx1riZ
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said, “Under the leadership of India as this year’s chair, we were able to agree on the G20 Leaders’ declaration which is a truly meaningful achievement. Japan has been engaged in the negotiations with the intent to pass on the outcome of the G7 to the G20 and we were able to hand over to the G20 points that were confirmed at the Hiroshima Summit. I look forward to working with other leaders to follow up on the outcomes delivered by the G7 and G20…”
“Over the course of the past five days, I attended ASEAN-related summits in Jakarta and the G 20 New Delhi Summit. First and foremost, I extend my deep respect and appreciation to President Joko of Indonesia and Prime Minister Modi of India for exercising outstanding leadership as chairs of the Summits and to the members of both governments…” he added.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday led G20 leaders in a symbolic tree plantation ceremony at the Bharat Mandapam convention centre here to mark the grouping’s two-day summit.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his Brazilian counterpart Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva presented saplings of their native plants to Modi at the outset of the summit’s third session titled ‘One Future’.
“The G20 Heads of Delegations participated in a symbolic tree plantation ceremony at the Bharat Mandapam. A collective effort to nurture environmental consciousness at G20 India,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah posted on X congratulating prime minister Narendra Modi on the “historic success of our G20 Presidency”.
My heartfelt congratulations to PM @narendramodi Ji on the historic success of our G20 presidency.— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) September 10, 2023
Whether it is the adoption of the New Delhi Leaders' Declaration or the inclusion of the African Union as a permanent member, the summit built bridges of trust among geopolitical… pic.twitter.com/i4gA7FCtoS
French President Emmanuel Macron began his press conference by thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi and expressing condolences to Morocco, adding that, resources for Morocco whenever needed are ready.
G20 members condemn the Ukraine-Russia war and it isolates Russia due to the war in Ukraine, Macron said.
He congratulated the African Union for its inclusion in the G20 as a permanent member. “This year we will reach target of 100 billion dollars for climate change in developing countries,” Macron added.
He said that what was agreed in the Paris pact has been again agreed upon at the G20 forum.
Une planète, une famille, un futur.— Emmanuel Macron (@EmmanuelMacron) September 10, 2023
Ce slogan est celui du G20 de New Delhi.
Face au risque croissant de fracturation du monde, le dialogue avec les économies émergentes de tous les continents est indispensable. La stabilité mondiale et notre capacité à agir en dépendent. pic.twitter.com/IZ7P2KDJpA
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to X and said that, “A very productive lunch meeting with President @EmmanuelMacron. We discussed a series of topics and look forward to ensuring India-France relations scale new heights of progress.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday also expressed the need to regulated Artificial Intelligence (AI), so that it does not effect the democracies of the world.
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Saturday bid farewell to New Delhi, after attending the G20 Summit and thanked the Indian people for such a warm welcome.
“Stronger together. Stronger united…From global food security to international partnerships, it’s been a busy but successful summit,” Sunak said on X (formally Twitter).
With the conclusion of the summit, Shah Rukh Khan congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for headlining India’s Presidency.
He wrote, “Congratulations to Hon. PM @narendramodi ji for the success of India’s G20 Presidency and for fostering unity between nations for a better future for the people of the world. It has brought in a sense of honour and pride into the hearts of every Indian. Sir, under your leadership, we will prosper not in isolation but in Oneness. One Earth, One Family, One Future…”
Congratulations to Hon. PM @narendramodi ji for the success of India’s G20 Presidency and for fostering unity between nations for a better future for the people of the world.— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) September 10, 2023
It has brought in a sense of honour and pride into the hearts of every Indian. Sir, under your… https://t.co/x6q4IkNHBN
As he arrived at the Bharat Mandapam in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was greeted with a massive crowd.