Today is the second and last day of the ongoing G-20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a program of several bilateral meetings today. On the first day of the summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had an informal meeting with the heads of state of several countries, dinner on Tuesday.
India has officially received the Presidency of the G-20 Summit. On the second day of the conference, the host country handed over the responsibility of the presidency to India for the next year. Indonesian President Joko Widodo has handed over the G20 chairmanship to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
PM Modi said that India is taking the responsibility of G-20 at a time when the world is grappling together with geo-political tensions, economic crisis, and rising energy prices and side effects of the pandemic. At such a time, the world is looking toward the G-20 with an eye of hope.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron held talks on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Bali. The two leaders had fruitful discussions on various subjects. The two leaders discussed how to enhance defense ties, sustainable development, and economic cooperation.