G20 leaders introduced on Sunday that India will host the summit of the high-profile grouping in 2023 — a yr later than what was determined earlier.
India was earlier slated to host the summit in 2022 with the Osaka declaration of the G20 stating final yr that “we look forward to meeting again in Saudi Arabia in 2020, in Italy in 2021 and in India in 2022”.
“We thank Saudi Arabia for hosting a successful Riyadh Summit and its contribution to the G20 process. We look forward to our next meetings in Italy in 2021, Indonesia in 2022, India in 2023 and Brazil in 2024,” the G20 Riyadh Summit Leaders Declaration mentioned.
On India now internet hosting the summit in 2023, a supply to PTI mentioned, “The order of the rotating presidency is decided among member states on the basis of consultations and mutual convenience.”
India seems to be ahead to taking ahead the G20 agenda in 2023 after the Italian and Indonesian presidencies, the supply mentioned.
In a press release on the summit, the Ministry of External Affairs mentioned it was determined that the G20 presidency can be held by Indonesia in 2022, India in 2023 and Brazil in 2024.
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