Under G20 Summit 2023, Foreign Ministers Meeting set to be held on March 1 & 2
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Industry Watch | February 28, 2023 | News
G20 Summit 2023 Foreign Ministers Meeting
Under India’s presidency of the G20 Summit of 2023, Foreign Ministers Meeting (FMM) is all set to be held on March 1 and 2, 2023. The meeting will have in attendance Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Britain's Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs James Cleverly, and Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang. A total of 40 countries will be represented at the meeting, including non-G20 members invited by India, and multilateral organisations.
India intends to focus on broad issues at FMM with the agenda ranging from topics like multilateralism and the need for reforms, food and energy security and development cooperation to counter terrorism and new emerging threats. Major global challenges like the Russia-Ukraine war, climate change as well as sustainable development goals, gender equality and women empowerment will also be discussed.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government aims to focus on issues like climate change and the debt of developing countries, an Indian government. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, and Chief of Defence Staff General Anil Chouhan among others are scheduled to put forth India’s perspective on international challenges and matters.
In the presence of several international officials, the External Affairs Minister of India, S Jaishankar is expected to hold bilateral meetings with a number of foreign ministers including Antony Blinken, and Sergei Lavrov.
India’s special invitee guest countries for the G20 summit this year are Bangladesh, Egypt, Mauritius, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Singapore, Spain, and the United Arab Emirates. India is hosting G20 meetings in several cities across the country.
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A total of 40 countries will be represented at the meeting, including non-G20 members invited by India, and multilateral organisations.