India all set to host G20 meet, in year 2022

The year is crucial as India celebrates the 75th Independence Day that year.

In yet another major diplomatic victory for India, the country is all set to host a G20 meeting.

This was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi who said that India would in all probability host the G20 Summit in 2022.

PM Modi, who is in Argentina’s Buenos Aires to attend the ongoing G20 Summit, said he had requested Italy to part with their hosting rights that year to help India commemorate the landmark event.

The Group of Twenty, or as it is popularly known as G20, is an international forum consisting of the 20 most influential countries and central banks in the world.

Their main aim to come together is to discuss global financial commitments and assistance.

The United States of America, India, China, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, Indonesia and Mexico are the 19 countries that are part of the G20.

The European Union is the 20th member of the G20, consisting of the European Commission and the European Central Bank.

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