New Delhi is gearing up for the G20 Summit, scheduled to take place from September 9th to 10th. World leaders from the G20 countries have started arriving in India for the summit. Notable attendees include President Joe Biden of the United States, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak of the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, President Emmanuel Macron of France, and Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of Japan, among others.
Leaders Who Have Arrived in India
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in New Delhi to participate in the G20 Summit. He was welcomed at the airport by Union Minister SP Singh Baghel. Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), also arrived in New Delhi on Thursday night.
IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva has made her way to India for the G20 Summit. Additionally, Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, and Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth of Mauritius have also arrived in India for the summit. Charles Michel, President of the European Council, is among the leaders who have reached India for the G20 meeting.
Leaders Expected to Arrive
Apart from those already present, other leaders expected to attend the G20 Summit include President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, President Luis Inácio Lula da Silva of Brazil, Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez of Spain, and more.
Leaders Who Will Not Attend
Notably, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping will not be attending the G20 Summit in India. Also, due to recent COVID-19 exposure, the visit of Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has been canceled.
The G20 Summit is a crucial platform for discussing global economic issues, cooperation on various fronts, and addressing pressing international challenges. This summit is expected to focus on a wide range of issues, including the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, and economic recovery.
The gathering of world leaders at the G20 Summit in New Delhi is significant, as it provides an opportunity for them to collaborate on critical global issues and forge partnerships for a more stable and sustainable future.