India takes over chairmanship of Group of 20 from Indonesia until next year
Modi assures major nations that India’s G20 Presidency will be ‘action-oriented and decisive’
Biden also shared a photo with Modi on Twitter
Jakarta, World leaders warmly met Prime Minister Modi at the G20 summit held in the Indonesian city of Bali. During the G20 summit, US President Joe Biden was seen making friendly gestures to Modi from time to time. This process which started with shaking hands with PM Modi did not stop until the salute images. Now, the US president has also shared a photo on Twitter with Modi, giving a glimpse of the strengthening relationship between the two countries. He wrote on Twitter that I had met Prime Minister Modi of India and President Widodo of Indonesia to reaffirm our commitment to the G20 as the major forum for global economic cooperation.
India won the presidency
When India took over the chairmanship of the Group of Twenty in Indonesia, Prime Minister Modi spared no effort to show India’s capabilities to a world reeling from geopolitical tensions in Bali, calling the country a ” mother of democracy” and urging major nations to ensure that India’s G20 Presidency would be “action-oriented and decisive”. His friendship with the world’s top leaders, including US President Joe Biden, and Prime Minister Modi’s statement on the Russian-Ukrainian war caught everyone’s attention.
India as a world leader
Prime Minister Modi also used the opportunity of the G20 summit to present his government’s record on various fronts during the Covid pandemic, in particular the digital transformation which had previously been praised by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. . He called India a “global leader in financial inclusion” and explained how India is responsible for 40% of payment transactions issued globally and also used the CoWIN platform to lead the largest vaccination in the world against Covid.
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FIRST POST: November 17, 2022, 2:54 p.m. HST