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QUESTION NO.2896 MEETINGS IN G-20 SUMMIT

July 18, 2019

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.2896
TO BE ANSWERED ON 18.07.2019

MEETINGS IN G-20 SUMMIT

2896. SHRI P. BHATTACHARYA:
SHRI RAJMANI PATEL:

Will the Minister of EXTERNAL AFFAIRS be pleased to state:

(a) the names of the countries with which the Indian Prime Minister has held a dialogue during G-20 summit held recently in Japan;

(b) the terms of reference of the dialogues along with the results thereof; and

(c) whether the emerging and other issues have also been discussed with heads of the respective countries and if so, the details thereof ?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
(SHRI V. MURALEEDHARAN)

(a) The 14th G-20 Summit was held in Osaka, Japan on 28-29 June 2019. Prime Minister led the Indian delegation during the Summit and met the Leaders of various countries who attended the Summit. G-20 members who attended the Summit, apart from India, were Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, People’s Republic of China, France, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Russia, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States and European Union. Apart from the G-20 members, Leaders of several other countries were also invited to the Summit and participated in different programmes. Prime Minister interacted with Leaders who attended the G-20 Summit.

(b) & (c) Prime Minister had several engagements during the G-20 Summit in Osaka. He attended the programmes for the Leaders during the G-20 Summit, following which the G-20 Osaka Leaders’ Declaration was issued. Prime Minister also participated in several bilateral meetings with Leaders who attended the Summit. During his meetings with various world Leaders, issues of mutual interest including areas that were the focus of G-20 Summit were discussed. On the margins of the G-20 Summit he also attended two trilateral meetings, with Leaders of RIC (Russia, India, China) and JAI (Japan, America, India) countries and participated in the BRICS Leaders’ Informal Meeting.

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