Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speaking for the first time at the G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia on Tuesday, said India’s energy security was critical to global economic growth, and he joined world leaders including U.S. President Joe Biden.
people attended the meeting. “We must not encourage restrictions on energy supply and should ensure the stability of energy markets,” the prime minister said, stressing the country’s commitment to “clean energy and the environment”. The prime minister has pledged to generate half of India’s electricity from renewable sources by 2030.
Here are the top 10 takeaways from day one of the G20 summit in Bali:
1) “Global supply chains are fragmented. There is a crisis of essentials around the world. According to a statement from the foreign ministry, Prime Minister Modi said in his speech that the challenges faced by poor citizens in all countries are greater. “We should also not hesitate to It is readily acknowledged that multilateral institutions such as the United Nations have not been successful on these issues. We have all failed to adequately reform on these issues. So today the world has greater expectations of the G-20, and the relevance of our group has increased. “
2) The prime minister also called for a ceasefire in war-torn Ukraine. “In the last century, the Second World War brought havoc to the world. Since then, the leaders of the time have made serious efforts to embark on the path of peace. Now it is our turn. The responsibility for establishing a new world order for the post-COVID-19 era lies with us. shoulders,” he emphasized.
3) Referring to the upcoming G20 summit in India, he stressed the “concrete and collective determination to ensure peace, harmony and security in the world needs to be demonstrated now”. “I am sure that next year when the G20 meets at the shrines of Buddha and Gandhi, we will all agree to send a strong message of peace to the world,” he stressed.
4) India will also take over the G20 presidency from Indonesia during the summit.
5) The Indian Prime Minister stated that India will try to build a global consensus on various issues including food and energy security and the needs of developing countries during its presidency.
6) French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak joined Joe Biden for a brief interaction with Prime Minister Modi during the first session.
7) As the world finally recovers from the effects of the pandemic, the Prime Minister attends a working session on health. He will also participate in sessions on digital transformation.
8) Later in the day, he will meet members of the Indian community at an event.
9) On the first day, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky also gave a speech, in which he said: “It is time to end the war”.
10) The war in Ukraine, the impact of the pandemic on the global economy, and food and energy security topped the agenda at the G20 summit that concluded on Wednesday.