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European Council President Charles Michel arrives in Delhi forward of G20 Summit

New Delhi [India], September 8 (ANI): European Council President Charles Michel arrived on Thursday to take part within the G20 Summit, scheduled to happen in New Delhi on September 9-10.

President Michel was obtained by Prahalad Singh Patel, Minister of Jal Shakti and Minister of Food Processing Industries on the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport right here.

Earlier within the day, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen additionally arrived in Delhi to take part within the G20 Summit. She was obtained by the Minister of State (MoS) within the Ministry of Commerce and Industry Anupriya Singh Patel.

India and the EU have a standard curiosity in making certain safety, prosperity and sustainable growth in a multi-polar world. Both India and the EU agreed to additional construct on these convergences and foster new synergies for collectively contributing to a safer, greener, cleaner, extra digital, resilient and steady world, in step with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement.

The EU is India’s 2nd-largest buying and selling accomplice (after the US) and India’s 2nd-largest export market. India is the EU’s tenth largest buying and selling accomplice, accounting for two per cent of EU complete commerce in items. Trade in companies between the EU and India reached 40 billion euros in 2021.

India has geared as much as host the G20 Leader’s Summit in New Delhi on the newly inaugurated Bharat Mandapam on September 9 and 10. Extensive preparations and preparations have been made for the summit, with the intention of showcasing each India’s gentle energy in addition to trendy face. The 18th G20 Summit in New Delhi will likely be a fruits of all of the G20 processes and conferences held all year long amongst ministers, senior officers, and civil societies.

India assumed the G20 presidency on December 1 final 12 months and about 200 conferences associated to G20 have been organized in 60 cities throughout the nation.

Earlier, in an interview with ANI, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar mentioned that the G20 isn’t a global peace and safety discussion board. The G20 is about international development and growth, so we will likely be taking a world view.

Jaishankar additional mentioned that the world is altering and the G20 itself is definitely the very best assertion of it, which is right now considered because the premier international discussion board. (ANI)