Oct 1: India’s G20 Sherpa Shri Amitabh Kant led an Indian official delegation to the third G20 Sherpa meeting of Indonesia’s G20 Presidency, held in Yogyakarta from 26-29 September 2022. The first Sherpa meeting under the Indonesian Presidency was held in December 2021 and the second in July 2022.
During the deliberations, Shri Amitabh Kant reaffirmed India’s commitment and active support to Indonesian Presidency’s efforts to finalize meaningful outcomes for the forthcoming G20 Bali Summit in November 2022. He also emphasized the need for G20 to bring enhanced global focus on and strengthen international cooperation and efforts in key priority areas such as sustainable growth, accelerated progress on SDGs, addressing climate change including through Lifestyle for Environment (LiFE), tech-enabled development and digital public infrastructure, multilateral reforms and women’s empowerment.
On the sidelines of the G20 Sherpa meeting, Shri Amitabh Kant also held bilateral interactions with his visiting Sherpa counterparts from Brazil, France, Germany, Japan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Spain, UK and USA.
During the discussions on the prevailing geopolitical situation in the context of G20, Shri Amitabh Kant highlighted Prime Minister Modi’s recent statement on 16 September, that “today’s era is not of war….diplomacy and dialogue are things that touch the world”.
India’s constructive interventions infused greater positivity and optimism in G20 deliberations, further strengthening the collective resolve to address prevailing global challenges effectively.Disclaimer: We donot claim that the images used as part of the news published are always owned by us. From time to time, we use images sourced as part of news or any related images or representations. Kindly take a look at our image usage policy on how we select the image that are used as part of the news.