Buenos Aires, Argentina:
G20 2018: PM Narendra Modi is in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires for the G20 Summit
India yesterday presented a nine-point agenda to G20 member nations calling for strong and active cooperation among them to comprehensively deal with fugitive economic offenders.
The agenda was presented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the second session of the G20 Summit on international trade, international financial and tax systems.
"Cooperation in legal processes such as effective freezing of the proceeds of crime, early return of the offenders and efficient repatriation of the proceeds of crime should be enhanced and streamlined," the agenda read.
India also called for joint efforts by G-20 countries to form a mechanism that denies entry and safe havens to fugitive economic offenders.
Here are the updates on PM Narendra Modi's visit to Argentina for 2018 G20 Summit:
India called for joint efforts by G-20 countries at the Buenos Aires summit to form a mechanism that denies entry and safe havens to fugitive economic offenders. "Cooperation in legal processes such as effective freezing of the proceeds of crime, early return of the offenders and efficient repatriation of the proceeds of crime should be enhanced and streamlined," the agenda presented by PM Modi said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the second session of the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires presented a nine-point programme aimed to take action against fugitive economic offenders, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted today. "There is need to work together against financial fraudsters and fugitives. This problem may manifest as a serious threat to the global financial stability," PM Modi said.
PM Modi met the presidents of China and Russia in a trilateral meet with the nations in Buenos Aires. "Deepening engagement with valued development partners," the office of PM Modi tweeted today about his meeting with Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping.
G20 Summit: PM Modi, Donald Trump and Shinzo Abe meet for 1st trilateral meeting on G20 sidelines
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday met for their first trilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit to discuss major issues of global and multilateral interests, according to news agency Press Trust of India.
The meeting assumed importance in the wake of China flexing its muscles in the strategic Indo-Pacific region, according to PTI.
Asserting that India will "continue to work together on shared values," PM Modi said, quoted by PTI, "The 'JAI' (Japan, America, India) meeting is dedicated to democratic values...'JAI' stands for victory (in Hindi)."
G20 Summit 2018: PM Narendra Modi highlights flagship schemes
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday highlighted the flagship programmes like the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna, MUDRA and Start-up India undertaken by his government to modernise the economy and promote inclusive growth at the opening session of the G-20 summit, according to news agency Press Trust of India.
G-20 is a grouping of the world's 20 major economies.
Argentine President Mauricio Macri convened the two-day summit, which was attended by several world leaders including US President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin, British premier Theresa May and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
This year, the theme of the summit is 'Building Consensus for Fair and Sustainable Development', according to PTI.
"PM @narendramodi made an intervention at the 1st session of #G20Argentina on Global Economy, Future of Work & Women's Empowerment. Highlighted flagship programs undertaken to modernise economy & promote inclusive growth #JanDhanYojana #MUDRA #StartupIndia," External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.
The Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) is a financial inclusion programme that aims at expanding and making affordable access to financial services to the last man in the row, a PTI report said.
G20 leaders, including the presidents of the United States, Russia and China, opened summit talks on Friday stalked by the deepest divisions in the group's 10-year history, reported news agency AFP.
Argentine President Mauricio Macri convened the two-day summit in Buenos Aires, which was attended also by Saudi Arabia's beleaguered crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, an AFP report said.
As the leaders sat down for the summit plenary, Russian President Vladimir Putin and bin Salman -- both arriving at the meeting under a cloud -- greeted each other with an enthusiastic, thumping handshake that resembled a high-five, and hearty laughter.
G20 Summit 2018: PM Modi Meets Donald Trump
G20 Summit 2018: PM Modi to hold 1st trilateral meet with Trump, Shinzo Abe
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to voice India's firm commitment to make the Indo-Pacific a region for shared economic growth during the first trialateral meeting between him, US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Buenos Aires, Argentina's capital, on Friday, according to news agency Press Trust of India.
The first of its kind meeting between PM Modi, Trump and Abe will take place on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in the capital of Argentina, amidst China flexing its muscles in the strategic Indo-Pacific region.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said the trilateral meeting with Prime Minister Modi will be held towards the end of the Trump-Abe bilateral talks, according to PTI.
Sources said PM Modi, Trump and Abe - as the leaders of major democracies, are expected to emphasise the importance of cooperation among the three countries on all major issues of global and multilateral interests such as connectivity, sustainable development, counter-terrorism, maritime and cyber security.
G20 Summit 2018: The G20 Summit has begun: news agency AFP
The G20 Summit in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires has begun, according to news agency AFP.
G20 Summit, Argentina: India committed to globalisation, reformed multilateralism, says PM Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday reaffirmed India's commitment to globalisation and reformed multilateralism at an informal meeting of the BRICS leaders on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Argentina capital Buenos Aires, according to news agency Press Trust of India.
PM Modi arrived Argentina's capital of Buenos Aires on Thursday to attend the G-20 summit where he will discuss ways to meet the new and upcoming challenges of the coming decade with other world leaders, including US President Donald Trump, reported PTI.
"In his first of the many engagements today, PM @narendramodi participated at #BRICS Leaders' Informal Meeting on the margins of #G20Summit. Reaffirmed India's commitment to globalisation and reformed multilateralism," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Ravish Kumar tweeted.
In his departure statement Thursday, Modi said through the 10 years of its existence, the G-20 has strived to promote stable and sustainable global growth.
G20 Summit 2018: PM Narendra Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping on sidelines of G20 summit in Buenos Aires
PM Narendra Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping on sidelines of G20 summit in Buenos Aires, according to news agency PTI.
G20: PM Narendra Modi says have to talk in "one voice" for interest of developing nations, on sidelines of G20 Summit
"We have to talk in one voice for the interest of developing nations in the United Nations and other multilateral organizations. This is the reason we have come together for BRICS," said PM Modi, on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Argentina.
G20 Summit: PM Narendra Modi at BRICS informal meeting in Buenos Aires
Terrorism and radicalism are a threat to the world, those who commit financial crimes are also a big threat. We have to work together against black money, PM Modi said on the sidelines of the G20 Summit, according to news agency ANI.
G20 Summit 2018: Saudi Arabia ready to help India meet energy demands: Report
Saudi Arabia has offered to supply India with oil and petroleum products it needs to meet its growing energy demands during a meeting between Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz and
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, official Saudi media reported on Friday, according to news agency Press Trust of India.
The two leaders met at Salman's residence in the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires on the sidelines of the G-20 summit, reported PTI.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed the horizons of bilateral cooperation between the two friendly countries in the various political, security, economic, investment, agricultural, energy, cultural, and technological fields, Saudi Press Agency reported, according to PTI.