NEW DELHI: PM Narendra Modi on Sunday called for a virtual meeting of G20 leaders in November, before the end of India’s presidency.
handed over the gavel to Brazilian President Luiz Inacio
Lula da Silva
before closing the summit here, he told leaders that India’s presidency lasts until November.
“Over the last two days, you have made several suggestions and proposals. It is our responsibility to examine those suggestions and examine how they can be expedited. I would propose that at the end of November, we hold a virtual session. During that session, we can assess the progress from these sessions. We will share the details and I hope you can join us,” he said, before calling the meeting to a close.
Government sources said that with the PM announcing the virtual session, India will seek dates from all leaders, while also launching preparations, which will include action on some of the issues that were endorsed in the
New Delhi Leaders’ Declaration
With the fourth meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors planned in October, along with a plan to set in motion the restructuring of the World Bank, the finance track is expected to see some progress, including on areas such as the finance track.