Describing India as a “strong partner” of the US, President Joe Biden on Friday said that he is looking forward to supporting his friend Prime Minister Narendra Modi during India’s G20 chairmanship.
India formally assumed the chairmanship of the G20 on Thursday.
“India is a strong partner of the United States and I look forward to supporting my friend Prime Minister Modi during India’s G20 presidency,” Biden tweeted on Friday.
Prime Minister Modi on Thursday said India will work to promote unity inspired by the theme of “one earth, one family, one future” and listed terrorism, climate change, pandemic as the biggest challenges. which are best fought together.
India’s G20 priorities will be shaped in consultation not only with our G20 partners, but also our fellow-travellers in the Global South, whose voices are often unheard, Modi said in an article that appeared in several newspapers and on his website Also posted. ,
He said that India’s G20 agenda will be inclusive, ambitious, action-oriented and decisive.
The US President also underlined that the two countries would “advance sustainable and inclusive growth while addressing shared challenges such as climate, energy and food crises”.
The next G20 Leaders’ Summit at the level of Heads of State/Government is scheduled to be held in New Delhi on 9 and 10 September.
The G20 or Group of 20 is an intergovernmental forum of the world’s major developed and developing economies.
This includes Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union. (The European Union).
Together, they account for 80 percent of global GDP, 75 percent of international trade, and two-thirds of the world population.