- As part of the current G20 summit, five meetings will be held in Guwahati and Dibrugarh.
GUWAHATI- G20 delegates on February 01 visited the Kaziranga National Park in Assam’s Golaghat district, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The delegates on their arrival received a grand welcome from the district administration.
The delegates enjoyed an adventurous jeep safari into the Bagori Range and Kohora Range of Kaziranga National Park.
Prior to the Jeep Safari, the delegates visited the Kaziranga Convention Centre, Kohora where they were briefed about the various wildlife-friendly initiatives and activities undertaken for the conservation of wildlife by the Kaziranga National Park authorities.
India assumed the G20 Presidency from Indonesia on December 1, 2022, and will convene the G20 Leaders’ Summit for the first time in the country this year.
The theme for G20 is ‘One Earth. One Family. One Future’ with the motto of “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam”. “We got a warm welcome yesterday in Guwahati and today we are in Kaziranga National Park.
Today is the first Sustainable Finance Working Group meeting in Guwahati and we hope to work along with India to bring about a change in the climate and biodiversity,”.
The G20 or Group of 20 is the one of world’s leading platforms for international economic cooperation. The G20 was founded in 1999 after the Asian financial crisis as a forum for the Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors to discuss global economic and financial issues.
The G20 or Group of 20 is made up of 19 countries and the European Union. The 19 countries are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkiye, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
This year’s G20 summit is also attended by nine guest countries as well as the invited International Organisations . As part of the current G20 summit, five meetings will be held in Guwahati and Dibrugarh.
Of these meetings, it will be held in Guwahati from 2nd to 3rd February 2023, from 6th to 8th February 2023, from 13th to15th March 2023, from 3rd to 5th April, 2023 and in Dibrugarh from 24th to 25th March, 202.