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Far and Wide | September 2023 (II)

India is set to host the G20 summit with the largest participation in the grouping's history. The event has been carefully arranged, including accommodation for leaders of member, and invited guest countries. Security will be managed by the Delhi Police, and medical facilities will be available 24/7 at hotels. The G20 comprises 19 countries and the European Union, with Bangladesh, Egypt, Mauritius, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Singapore, Spain, and UAE invited as guest countries.

The Prime Minister extended the invitation to The African Union to also join the G-20 so the voice of the people of Africa reaches this important platform of the world. The Prime Minister also mentioned that about 200 meetings related to G20 have been organized in 60 cities across the country. "Wherever the G20 Delegates went, people warmly welcomed them. These delegates were very impressed, seeing the diversity of our country and our vibrant democracy. They also realized that there are so many possibilities in India," he said. The 18th G20 Heads of State and Government Summit in New Delhi will be a culmination of all the G20 processes and meetings held throughout the year among ministers, senior officials, and civil societies. The summit will culminate with the adoption of a G20 Leaders' Declaration, affirming their commitment to the agreed-upon priorities discussed during the various ministerial and working group sessions.