Friday, September 8, 2023
New Delhi Anticipates Arrival of World Leaders for G-20 Summit
World leaders, including US President Joe Biden, are set to arrive in New Delhi on Friday to attend the highly anticipated two-day G-20 summit, scheduled to commence on Saturday. The esteemed event will see President Biden’s maiden visit to India since assuming his role as the leader of the United States. Upon his arrival at Palam International Airport at 6:55 pm local time, President Biden will be warmly received by Union Minister of State VK Singh. The President will disembark from Air Force One, marking the commencement of his official visit.
Subsequently, President Biden is slated to engage in bilateral talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The discussions will revolve around fortifying economic-defense cooperation between the two nations, fostering increased foreign direct investment, combatting the pressing issue of climate change, and promoting the use of environmentally friendly gases. Notably, in 2021, both nations signed the groundbreaking ‘Climate and Clean Energy Agenda – 2030’ agreement, emphasizing their joint commitment to these vital subjects.
Furthermore, the progress of negotiations between India’s Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) and the esteemed American company Westings Electric Company (WEC) for the construction of six nuclear reactors in India will be thoroughly evaluated during the summit. This significant undertaking holds tremendous potential for bilateral cooperation in the realm of nuclear energy.
The arrival of distinguished global figures such as British Prime Minister of Indian origin Rishi Sunak, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, and Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman is also expected on Friday. Their participation certainly adds both diversity and significance to the summit, further solidifying its prominence on the international stage.
As the world eagerly awaits the commencement of the G-20 summit, all eyes remain firmly fixed on New Delhi, where consequential discussions and agreements are anticipated to shape the global landscape. Stay tuned for more updates.
* This article is sourced from deshabhimani.com.
Friday September 8, 2023
World leaders including US President Joe Biden will arrive in New Delhi on Friday for the two-day G-20 summit starting on Saturday. Union Minister of State VK Singh will receive Biden at Palam International Airport at 6.55 pm, who will arrive at Air Force One. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Biden will then hold bilateral talks. This is Biden’s first visit to India after becoming president. Discussions will be held on strengthening economic-defense cooperation between the two countries, increasing foreign direct investment, mitigating climate change and using green gases. In 2021, both countries signed the ‘Climate and Clean Energy Agenda – 2030’ agreement. The progress of the negotiations between Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) and the American company Westings Electric Company (WEC) for the construction of six nuclear reactors in India will also be assessed. World leaders such as British Prime Minister and Indian origin Rishi Sunak, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman will also arrive on Friday. Read on deshabhimani.com
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