‘MONUMENTAL YEAR’ FOR INDIA AT THE G20 SUMMIT, SAYS USISPF PRESIDENT

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Washington: According to Mukesh Aghi, president and chief executive officer of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum, the G20 Summit in New Delhi will cap off a “monumental year” for India. He claimed that India’s vision for the G20 Summit has been expressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

In a statement published by USISPF on X, formerly known as Twitter, Mukesh Aghi stated that “India has landed on the moon, but now the world is set to land in India” in reference to the G20 Summit that would be hosted by India while it holds the G20 Presidency. India, the world’s most populous country and the main economy with the greatest rate of growth, is experiencing a historic year as the G20 Summit takes place in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed India’s vision for the summit, one that would be focused on the significance of equitable growth and a shared future for all, according to Mukesh Aghi’s statement. The theme for this year, “Vasudhaiva Kutumbhakam,” which translates to “One Earth, One Family, One Future,” perfectly captures this.

USISPF wrote, “USISPF CEO @MukeshAghi’s statement ahead of the #G20Summit2023. ” after posting Mukesh Aghi’s statement on X. An historic time for India as it focuses on climate change, food security, and debt relief. India’s Presidency will highlight the value of equitable progress, shared prosperity, and a more egalitarian world.

The president of the USISPF highlighted that geopolitical and economic headwinds are present at the same time as India’s G20 presidency. According to him, the world looks on India to speak up for developing nations and the Global South.

“India’s Presidency comes at a time of global economic and geopolitical headwinds, and the world turns to India to be a voice for emerging economies and the Global South,” said Mukesh Aghi.

Aghi was happy to have US Vice President Joe Biden in India. He claimed that PM Modi and Biden’s meeting will strengthen the “strong bonds” that had already been evident during PM Modi’s State visit to the US in June. According to Aghi, the two presidents would talk about the GE fighter engine agreement as well as bilateral concerns.

“President Biden and Prime Minister Modi will talk about bilateral matters including the recently approved by Congress GE fighter engine agreement, small nuclear reactors, and visa programmes for seamless talent mobility. But more crucially, the two will talk about bigger issues surrounding the summit, such as food security, climate action, mounting debt, and efforts to create a more equal world, according to the USISPF President.

The United States’ National Security Advisor, Jake Sullivan, announced on Tuesday that Biden will travel to India for the G20 summit.

“The President will visit New Delhi on Thursday for the G20 summit in India. Biden will take part in a one-on-one meeting with PM Modi on Friday. Biden will take part in the G20 Summit’s main sessions on Saturday, according to Sullivan.

Karine Jean-Pierre, the press secretary for the White House, said that Biden once more tested negative for COVID-19 on Tuesday.

“An update on the President and First Lady Jill Biden following her COVID-19 test result from last night. I can let you know that the first lady is having only minor symptoms and will spend the next week in Delaware. President Biden tested negative for COVID-19 last night and again today, according to a briefing from White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre.

She stated, “As far as the actions he has taken since the President was with the first lady yesterday, he (President Biden) is not suffering any symptoms. He will wear a mask indoors and around people in accordance with CDC recommendations. The President will take off his mask when sufficiently enough away from people both inside and outside, as has been customary in the past.

The G20 Summit, which will take place in New Delhi on September 9–10, will be hosted by India. Notably, India took over the G20 presidency on December 1 of last year, and 60 cities throughout the nation hosted 200 G20 sessions.

The 18th G20 Heads of State and Government Summit, which will take place in New Delhi, will be the culmination of all the G20 procedures and gatherings of ministers, senior officials, and civil society that took place throughout the year.

At the conclusion of the New Delhi Summit, a G20 Leaders’ Declaration will be adopted, outlining the commitment of the Leaders to the priorities discussed and chosen during the relevant ministerial and working group meetings.

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