G20 Summit Highlights: 'Historic' Event Concludes; PM Modi Expresses Confidence in Brazil's Presidency

G20 Summit 2023 Delhi Highlights: Biden, Sunak, Trudeau honor Gandhi at Rajghat. PM Modi passes G20 presidency to Brazil's Lula as Delhi Summit concludes

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Last Updated: September 10, 2023, 23:41 IST

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Leaders of the G20 groups pay respect to Mahatma Gandhi at the Raj Ghat in New Delhi on Sunday. (Narendra Modi/X)

G20 Summit 2023 Delhi Highlights: As the ‘historic’ G20 Summit came to an end, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday handed over the customary gavel of the G20 chair to Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, even as Delhi continues to remain under tight security. Today, leaders of the world’s most powerful nations began their day with a visit to Rajghat, where they layed a wreath at Mahatma Gandhi’s Samadhi. The third session of the meeting, ‘One Future’, was held before the closing ceremony. Top world leaders including US President Joe Biden, UK PM Rishi Sunak, Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina, and Japan’s Fumio

Sep 10, 2023 23:40 IST

G20 Leaders' Declaration 'confirms' Russia's Isolation: Macron on Ukraine Conflict

The G20 leaders’ declaration “confirms” Russia’s isolation on the Ukraine crisis and India’s presidency of the bloc did its best to send across a message of unity and peace to the world, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday.

At a media briefing, he also said that the G20 is not a forum for political discussions and that a “vast majority” of countries of the grouping have “condemned” the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Sep 10, 2023 23:38 IST

G20 Summit: Calls to Delhi Traffic Police Helpline Up Six Times the Daily Average

As the national capital hosted the G20 Summit over the weekend, the 24×7 helpline of Delhi Traffic Police received 2,500 calls per day, six times the daily average, officials said on Sunday.

“On normal days prior to the G20 Summit, the helpline at the Public Interface Unit (PIU) received an average of about 400 calls per day. During the Summit, the unit received 2,500 calls per day from Thursday to Sunday. A G20 Traffic Virtual Helpdesk was established, which has been visited by more than 1.63 lakh people,” the Delhi Traffic Police (DTP) said in a statement.  Police further said that the WhatsApp Helpline received 2,000 queries per day, whereas Delhi Traffic Police’s handle on microblogging site X provided clarifications to more than 75 queries during this time.

Sep 10, 2023 22:50 IST

G20 LIVE: President Biden Thanks PM Modi for His Leadership and Hospitality

US President Joe Biden on Sunday said he held “substantial discussions” with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on ways to strengthen the Indo-US partnership and thanked him for his leadership and hosting the G20 Summit in New Delhi.

Biden told reporters here in the Vietnamese capital that he also raised the importance of respecting human rights with Prime Minister Modi.

Sep 10, 2023 22:09 IST

At G20 Summit, PM Modi Makes Renewed Push for UNSC Expansion; World Leaders Laud India's Presidency

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday made a renewed push for expansion of the UN Security Council and reforms in global institutions to reflect world’s “new realities”, as the G20 summit concluded here with world leaders lauding India’s presidency for ensuring several tangible outcomes.

Marking the ceremonial transfer of the rotational G20 presidency, Prime Minister Modi handed over the gavel to Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who hailed India for giving voice to topics of interests of emerging economies. Lula also said the UN Security Council needs new developing countries as permanent and non-permanent members to regain political strength and greater representation for emerging countries at the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Sep 10, 2023 21:09 IST

G20 Summit Live: Canada PM Trudeau Likely To Stay in India Overnight as Plane Suffers Technical Snag

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has not been able to leave at his scheduled time, as his plane suffered a technical snag. Trudeau is likely to stay in India till the issue is fixed.

Sep 10, 2023 20:38 IST

G20 LIVE: 'As Proud Indians, We Hold Our Heads High,' Says Akshay Kymar

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar spoke about the G20 summit saying, “as proud Indians, we hold our heads high today.”

Sep 10, 2023 20:18 IST

G20 Summit LIVE: PM Modi, S.Korean Prez Hold Talks

PM Modi on Sunday held deliberations with South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol.

Sep 10, 2023 20:04 IST

G20 LIVE in Delhi: PM Modi Greeted With Massive Crowd At Bharat Mandapam

As he arrived at the Bharat Mandapam in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was greeted with a massive crowd.

Sep 10, 2023 20:02 IST

G20 Summit LIVE: PM Modi's Vision for Economic Corridor Easily Accepted by Countries, Says Vaishnav

Union Minister Ashwani Vaishnav told CNN-News18 that PM Narendra Modi’s vision for the India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor was easily accepted by so many countries.



Sep 10, 2023 20:00 IST

G20 Summit: Ashwani Vaishnav Says Economic Corridor Very Bankable For India

Speaking on the India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor, Union Minister Ashwani Vaishnav told CNN-News18 that the mega project will be “very bankable” for India and that many multilateral institutions are planning to join it.


Sep 10, 2023 19:48 IST

G20 Summit LIVE: PM Modi Reaches Bharat Mandapam in New Delhi

As he concluded the 2-day G20 Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday evening arrived at the Bharat Mandapam in New Delhi.

Sep 10, 2023 19:46 IST

G20 Summit LIVE: India-US Ties Rooted in Gandhi's Principal of Trust, Says US Prez Biden

United States President Joe Biden on Sunday equated the Indian-American ties to Mahatma Gandhi’s Principals.


“The partnership between India and the United States is rooted in Mahatma Gandhi’s principal of trusteeship – trusteeship that is shared between our countries and for our shared planet,” Biden said on X.

Sep 10, 2023 19:17 IST

G20 Summit LIVE: India-Brazil Ties Are Very Strong, Says PM Modi

PM Modi on Sunday met Brazilian President and said ties between India and Brazil are very strong.

Sep 10, 2023 18:44 IST

G20 Summit LIVE: Home Minister Amit Shah Hails 'Historic Success' of India's G20 Presidency

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the “historic success” of India’s G20 presidency, saying the summit leaves an indelible victory mark for every citizen of the country who believes in the greatness of Indian benevolent cultural values.

The G20 Summit came to an end on Sunday. The grouping of emerging and developed economies adopted the New Delhi Leaders’ Declaration through consensus and included African Union as a permanent member of the bloc.

Sep 10, 2023 18:42 IST

G20 Summit: Countries Need to Pursue Growth Oriented Structural Reforms for Faster Economic Recovery, Says IMF MD

IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Sunday said global recovery is slow and uneven and underscored the need to pursue sound policies for financial stability and growth-oriented structural reforms.

Speaking at G20 Leaders’ Summit here, Georgieva said, G20 members must lead by example in delivering on the promises of USD 100 billion per year for climate finance, supported by strengthening Multilateral Development Banks(MDBs).

Sep 10, 2023 17:57 IST

G20 Summit LIVE: Shah Rukh Khan Congratulates PM Modi For India's Successful Presidency

With the conclusion of the summit, Shah Rukh Khan congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for headlining India’s Presidency.

He wrote, “Congratulations to Hon. PM @narendramodi ji for the success of India’s G20 Presidency and for fostering unity between nations for a better future for the people of the world. It has brought in a sense of honour and pride into the hearts of every Indian. Sir, under your leadership, we will prosper not in isolation but in Oneness. One Earth, One Family, One Future…”

Sep 10, 2023 17:34 IST

G20 Summit LIVE: PM Modi Holds Meet With German Chancellor Olaf Scholz

PM Modi on Sunday said that he had a very good meeting with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and thanked him for “enriching the G20 Summit with his views.”

Sep 10, 2023 17:31 IST

G20 Summit LIVE: Here's How G20 Presidencies Are Transferred

🔺Brazil will formally assume the G20 Presidency on December 1 this year.

🔺The presidency will be transferred on the night of November 30, when the passwords of all domain and sites would be handed over to Brazil.

🔺Post this, Brazil will be responsible for controlling websites, social media platforms and all domains of the G20.

Sep 10, 2023 17:15 IST

G20 Summit in Delhi LIVE: What PM Modi Said After Giving Gavel to Brazil

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday extended full support to Brazil and expressed confidence that its presidency will take forward the shared goals of the G20 bloc.

“India passes the gavel to Brazil. We have unwavering faith that they will lead with dedication, vision and will further global unity as well as prosperity,” Modi said.

Sep 10, 2023 17:02 IST

G20 Delhi LIVE: PM Modi Meets Turkey's Erdoğan, Discuss Ways to Further Cement Ties

PM Modi on Sunday said that he met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and talked about ways to further strengthen bilateral ties.

Kishida were in Delhi for meet.

On the first day of the summit, India’s G20 Presidency saw a major success as Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced the launch of the India-Middle East-Europe mega economic corridor. The initiative involves India, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, the European Union, France, Italy, Germany and the US. Meanwhile, the African Union was also accepted as a permanent member of the summit before the G20 adopted a consensus declaration on issues faced by the bloc.