Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed confidence that the G20 Summit will chart a new path in human-centric and inclusive development.
He emphasised that India’s G20 Presidency has been inclusive, ambitious, decisive, and action-oriented where the developmental concerns of the Global South have been actively voiced, Prime Minister’s office communiqué said.
PM Modi mentioned holding bilateral meetings with several leaders and Heads of Delegation to further deepen the bonds of friendship and cooperation.
The PM informed that he will be chairing sessions on ‘One Earth’, ‘One Family’ and ‘One Future’, covering a range of issues of prime concern to the world community including furthering strong, sustainable, inclusive and balanced growth, it said.
Highlighting the importance of emulating Mahatma Gandhi’s mission of serving the underprivileged, the PM underlined that India places great emphasis on a human-centric way of furthering progress, it added.
The Prime Minister further added that the President will host a dinner for the leaders on September 9. The leaders will pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on September 10. At the Closing Ceremony, on the same day, G20 Leaders will share their collective vision for a sustainable and equitable ‘One Future’, together like ‘One Family’, for a healthier ‘One Earth’.
Sharing a thread on X, PM Modi wrote, “India is delighted to host the 18th G20 Summit on 9-10 September 2023 at New Delhi’s iconic Bharat Mandapam. This is the first ever G20 Summit being hosted by India. I look forward to productive discussions with world leaders over the next two days. It is my firm belief that the New Delhi G20 Summit will chart a new path in human-centric and inclusive development.”