G20 Foreign Ministers' Meeting 'one of the largest gathering under India's Presidency
While the visiting dignitaries will be welcomed at a gala reception on March 1, crucial deliberations on various challenges will be held on March 2
"India's presidency aims to strengthen international cooperation for action against corruption and economic crimes, and recovery of stolen assets,
Delegates of G20 countries will meet in the national capital on March 1 and 2 and in Gurugram from March 1-4 to deliberate on pressing global challenges, officials familiar with the matter said Tuesday.
US secretary of state Antony Blinken, Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov, France’s Catherine Colonna, Chinese foreign minister Qin Gang, Germany’s Annalena Baerbock and British foreign secretary James Cleverly are among those attending the meeting in Delhi. People familiar with the matter said external affairs minister S Jaishankar is likely to hold a series of bilateral talks on Wednesday, including with his counterparts from Russia and China.
While the visiting dignitaries will be welcomed at a gala reception on March 1, crucial deliberations on various challenges will be held on March 2 at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Centre (RBCC) at Raisina Hill, people familiar with the agenda said. The G20 foreign ministers’ meeting is expected to deliberate on multilateralism, food and energy security and development cooperation, counter-terrorism, new and emerging threats, global skill mapping and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.