The annual G20 Summit opened in Bali on Tuesday with world leaders set to discuss over the next two days challenges triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic and more recently topped by Russia's war in Ukraine.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was welcomed at the summit venue by Indonesian President Joko Widodo, ahead of the formal opening of the summit.
"Recover Together, Recover Stronger. Indonesian President @jokowi welcomes PM @narendramodi for the G20 Bali Summit. Detailed deliberations on contemporary global challenges including food & energy security and health are on the @g20org Summit agenda today," Spokesperson for the Ministry of External Affairs Arindam Bagchi said in a tweet.
After the meeting in Indonesia, India will take over the Group of 20 presidency for one year.
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At the @g20org Summit this morning, spoke at the session on Food and Energy Security. Highlighted India's efforts to further food security for our citizens. Also spoke about the need to ensure adequate supply chains as far as food and fertilisers are concerned. pic.twitter.com/KmXkeVltQo- Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 15, 2022
India's energy-security is also important for global growth, as it's the world's fastest-growing economy.We must not promote any restrictions on supply of energy&stability in energy market should be ensured. India is committed to clean energy&environment: PM at #G20Summit in Bali pic.twitter.com/SNubm92vPM- ANI (@ANI) November 15, 2022
PM @narendramodi attends the #G20Indonesia Working Session on food & energy security.- Arindam Bagchi (@MEAIndia) November 15, 2022
In his intervention, underlined the criticality of resilient supply chains for food, fertilisers & energy, and the need for affordable finance for smooth energy transition for the Global South. pic.twitter.com/ZZ4XVoOG8b
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Monday for the G20 Summit and bilateral meetings on its sidelines with key leaders attending this annual conference of the world's major economies.