UK to host G7 foreign, development ministers’ summit

The United Kingdom (UK) is going to host a summit of Foreign and Development Ministers from G7 in December 2021, in the city of Liverpool.

Key Points

  • Foreign Secretary of UK, Liz Truss will welcome counterparts from leading economies like US, Germany, France, Canada, Italy, EU and Japan.
  • The summit will be held from December 10 to 12, 2021.
  • It will be second in-person gathering of G7 Foreign Ministers in 2021.
  • South-East Asian countries will also attend upcoming G7 Foreign Ministers’ meetings for the first time.
  • These meetings highlight the growing Indo-Pacific tilt of UK.
  • ASEAN Foreign Ministers from Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand will be attending the G7 Summit.

G7 Presidency in 2021

United Kingdom holds the G7 Presidency in 2021.

Location of the G7 meeting

The G7 Foreign Ministers meeting will be held at the Museum of Liverpool, located on famous waterfront of the city.

City of Liverpool

City of Liverpool is located in Merseyside, England. It is a metropolitan borough and the tenth largest English district by population. The metropolitan area of Liverpool is the fifth largest in UK. The city is located on the eastern part of Mersey Estuary. The city is noted for its culture, transport links & architecture and is closely associated with music.

Metropolitan borough

It is type of local government district and a subdivision of a metropolitan county in England. It was established in 1974 by the Local Government Act 1972. In English Law, metropolitan boroughs are defined as metropolitan districts.

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