G20 Presidency Current Affairs, GK & News

India attends second G20 Virtual Trade and Investment Ministers Meet

The Union Minister Shri Piyush Goyal represented India at the second G20 Virtual Trade and Investment Ministers Meeting through video conferencing. Highlights The video conferencing was hosted by the current chair of G20 grouping, Saudi Arabia. Since April 2020, Saudi Arabia has hosted a series of such virtual summits to discuss COVID-19 threats, containment measures ..

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G20 Finance Ministers Meet: Nirmala Sitaraman represents India

On March 31, 2020, Nirmala Sitaraman represented India to attend the second G20 Finance Minister Meet. The virtual meet was chaired by Saudi Arabia. Highlights During the first Extraordinary Virtual meet, the finance ministers of the member countries decided to meet on a regular basis. The ministers are currently in the process of framing a ..

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G20 Summit: 5 trillion USD to be injected to fight against COVID-19

On March 27, 2020, the G20 video summit was chaired by the Saudi king Salman. As a member of G20, India was represented by PM Modi. At the summit, the leaders pledged to infuse 5 trillion USD into the global economy. Highlights The summit was first of its kind with the leaders attending through video ..

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Saudi Arabia First Arab nation to take over the G20 Presidency

Saudi Arabia became the first Arab nation to assume the G20 Presidency on Sunday, December 1, 2019. The G20 Presidency was taken over from Japan and will lead up to the fifteenth meeting of Group of Twenty(G20), scheduled to be held in the capital city of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh on 21-22 November 2020. The theme ..

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Capacity Augmentation to Successfully Deliver the G20 Presidency

India will preside and host the G20, or Group of 20 nations meeting in 2022. G20 provides a unique opportunity for India to transform from rule-taker to rule-maker. Being a host India would set an annual agenda, wielding vast direct and indirect influence on the G20 nations’ economies. To exploit this opportunity to the full ..

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