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India to host G20 Summit in 2023

The G20 summit of 2020 was hosted by Saudi Arabia recently. The subsequent G20 summits are to be held in Italy in 2021, Indonesia in 2022, India in 2023 and Brazil in 2024. About G20 summit, 2020 The main focus of the Summit was on resilient, inclusive and sustainable recovery from covid-19 crisis. During the ..

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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 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 to hold virtual G20 Summit as that of India’s SAARC

On March 17, 2020, PM Modi interacted with the Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman. Prime Minister shared about India’s preparedness to fight against Corona Virus. He also mooted the idea of SAARC like virtual conference among G20 nations. SAARC Conference Recently, with India’s initiation, a virtual conference of SAARC leaders were recently held. ..

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Saudi Arabia raises India’s Hajj Quota by 30,000

In a significant step, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia increased India’s Haj quota by 30,000 thus lifting the figure to 200,000 per year (from 170,000). This move will pave the way for more Indians to go for the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi kingdom. Key Highlights Background: In 2018, Saudi Arabia increased India’s Haj ..

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