During India’s first month as the G-20 president, two meetings will be held in Bengaluru in December.
Story so far: At the end of the G-20’s 17th summit, held in Bali on November 16, Prime Minister Narendra Modi replaced Indonesian President Joko Widodo as the organization’s president. December 1 will start India’s one-year presidency of the main forum for global economic and financial cooperation. On September 9 and 10, 2023, the prime minister will welcome the leaders of the other G-20 countries for the organization’s 18th summit in New Delhi.
- Bengaluru will host the first “Finance and Central Bank Deputies Meeting” of India’s G-20 presidency from December 13 to 15.
- On December 16 and 17, the city will host the G-20 “Framework Working Group Meeting.”
Spread across the country: The government of India decided to spread out the events across the nation because it is anticipated that India will host several G-20 meetings while holding the presidency.
First meeting in Rajasthan: Amitabh Kant, the Indian delegation’s Sherpa for the G-20 summit, will welcome his international counterparts for the first meeting, which will take place in Udaipur, Rajasthan, from December 4 to 7.