Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who chaired the Indian Presidency of G 20 summit meet, today handed over the gavel of G 20 presidency to the President of Brazil Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
With this, the G 20 summit meet comes to a close at the Bharat Mandapam in New Delhi.Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced conclusion after handing over ceremonial gavel to President of Brazil Luiz Inacio before the leaders of the other countries.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “…As you all know India has the responsibility of G20 presidency till November 2023. In these two days, all of you gave a lot of suggestions and placed proposals. It is our duty that the suggestions we have received be reviewed once again so as to see how their progress can be sped up. I propose that at the end of November, we hold a virtual session of G 20. We can review the topics decided in this Summit, in that virtual session…I hope you all will connect in the virtual session…With this, I declare the conclusion of G 20 Summit…”
President of Brazil Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, on the occasion, spoke, “Brazilian presidency of the G 20 has three priorities – First, social inclusion and fight against hunger. Second, energy transition and sustainable development in its three aspects…Third, the reform of global governance institutions. All these priorities are part of the Brazilian presidency motto which says ‘Building a fair world and a sustainable planet’. Two task forces will be created – Global Alliance against Hunger and Poverty & the Global Mobilisation against Climate Change.”