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G20 Summit LIVE Updates: President Murmu Hosts PM Modi, World Leaders for Dinner

Catch all live updates of the G20 Leaders Summit 2023 at New Delhi's Bharat Mandapam convention center.

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G20 Summit in Delhi LIVE Updates: After the conclusion of three key meetings and bilateral talks with UK, Japanese, and Italian counetrparts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several G20 leaders on Saturday, 9 September, were received by President Droupadi Murmu for dinner at New Delhi's Bharat Mandapam.

The dinner was attended by Union Ministers and chief ministers of several states.

Earlier, PM Modi, US President Joe Biden, and Saudi Crown Prince Muhammed Bin Salman held discussions on a proposed 'Economic Corridor' with several other world leaders.

In the second meeting held on Saturday, all G20 leaders adapted the New Delhi Leaders Declaration with full consensus.

PM Modi addressed both sessions of the summit on Saturday. In the inaugural session, PM Modi said that "India's G20 Presidency has become a symbol of 'Sabka Sath' inside and outside of the country."

PM Modi also held bilateral talks with UK counterpart Rishi Sunak, Japanese PM Fumio Kishida, and Italian PM Giorgia Meloni.

Snapshot
  • World leaders like US President Joe Biden, UK PM Rishi Sunak, South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres are present in New Delhi's Bharat Mandapam to attend the summit.

  • Between the sessions, several leaders are holding bilateral meetings on the sidelines

  • "The 21st century is an important time to show the world a new direction. New challenges seek new solutions from us and that's why we should move ahead while fulfilling our responsibilities with a human-centric approach," PM Modi said as he inaugurated the summit.

  • Modi also invited the Head of the African Union, President of the Union of Comoros Azali Assoumani to take his seat as a permanent member of the G20 as the first session of the Summit began.

  • Addressing the media, Foreign Minister S Jaishankar said that "the message of the summit is that we are 'One Earth, One Family, One Future."

  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomes Canadian PM Justin Trudeau upon his arrival at Bharat Mandapam convention center for the G20 Summit, in New Delhi, India, Saturday,9 September, 2023

    (Photo: PTI)

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Published: 09 Sep 2023, 9:00 AM IST
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