India takes over chairmanship of Group of Twenty from Indonesia till next year
Modi assures major nations that India’s G20 presidency will be ‘action-oriented and decisive’
Biden also shared a picture with Modi on Twitter
jakarta, Leaders from all over the world were seen meeting warmly with 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 till the pictures of saluting. Now the US President has also shared a picture on Twitter with Modi, giving a glimpse of the strengthening relationship between the two countries. He wrote on Twitter that I met Prime Minister Modi of India and President Widodo of Indonesia to reaffirm our commitment to the G20 as a major forum for global economic cooperation.
India got the presidency
As India took over the chairmanship of the Group of Twenty from Indonesia, PM Modi left no stone unturned to showcase India’s capabilities to a world reeling from geopolitical tensions in Bali, dubbing the country as the ‘mother of democracy’ and urging major nations assured that India’s G20 presidency would be ‘action-oriented and decisive’. His friendship with top world leaders including US President Joe Biden and PM Modi’s statement on the Russia-Ukraine war attracted everyone’s attention.
India as a world leader
PM Modi also used the occasion of the G20 summit to showcase his government’s record on various fronts during the Covid pandemic, especially digital transformation which was earlier praised by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. He termed India as the ‘global leader in financial inclusion’ and explained how India is responsible for 40% of the payment transactions issued in the world and also used the CoWIN platform to conduct the world’s largest vaccination against Covid.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : November 17, 2022, 14:54 IST