India’s G20 Presidency Tried To Give Voice To Global South: PM Modi | HIGHLIGHTS

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that it should be acknowledged that it is a time of “deep global divisions” and that “multilateralism is in crisis” as he addressed the opening meeting of the Foreign Ministers of G20 in New Delhi.

United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in the national capital on Wednesday night to take part in the G20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting.


  • I welcome you to India for G20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. It signals the need for unity, a purpose and unity of action. I hope that your meeting today will reflect the spirit of coming together for achieving common & concrete objectives: PM Modi
  • We must all acknowledge that multilateralism is in crisis today. The architecture of the global governance created after the Second world war was to prevent future wars by balancing competing interests & second to foster international cooperation on issues of common interest: PM Modi
  • In the last few years, financial crises, climate change, pandemic, terrorism and war clearly show that global governance has failed in both its mandates. We must also admit that the tragic consequences of this failure are being faced most by developing countries: PM Narendra Modi
  • He also said several developing countries are “struggling with unsustainable debt” while trying to ensure food and energy security for their citizens.
  • After years of progress, we are at risk today of moving back on the sustainable development goals. Many developing countries are struggling with unsustainable debt while trying to ensure food and energy security for their people: PM Modi
  • Jaishankar welcomes Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the G20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
  • PM Modi will address the gathering of G20 foreign ministers.
  • EAM Dr S Jaishankar welcomes US Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the G20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, in Delhi
  • After the meeting, Blinken will meet EAM Jaishankar and in the evening, he’ll meet PM Narendra Modi
  • During his visit, Blinken will have a bilateral meeting with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. He will also participate in the Raisina Dialogue.
  • The G20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting will be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Centre and nearly 40 delegations are expected to participate.
  • This is the second ministerial meeting being held under India’s presidency so far. The first ministerial meeting – Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors – was held in Bengaluru.
  • EAM S Jaishankar further met Marcelo Ebrard C, Foreign Minister of Mexico, and discussed ways to deepen strong multilateral cooperation and bilateral ties.
  • EAM S Jaishankar also welcomed Dhoihir Dhoulkamal, FM of Comoros and Chair of African Union for the upcoming G20 meeting.
  • Deputy Foreign Minister Kenji Yamada to represent Japan at G20 Foreign Ministers’ meeting in India
  • Bagchi on Tuesday also tweeted: “Pleased to welcome FM @SenatorWong of Australia @dfat and FM @MevlutCavusoglu of Turkiye @MFATurkiye for the #G20FMM in New Delhi. They will also participate in #RaisinaDialogue2023.”
  • In all, representatives of 40 countries, including non-G20 members invited by India, and multilateral organisations will attend.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the foreign ministers of the member countries of G20 and he will talk about India’s growing influence globally.
  • The Foreign Ministers meeting is one of the most important G20 meetings.
  • With India holding the chair, countries are looking to India to bring economic stability, especially at a time when there is a lack of success from multilateral bodies like the UN and UNSC whose job is to maintain peace and security.
  • Barely a one-day plus meeting, the FMM will have a packed agenda. Though a joint photo op involving all the foreign ministers is unlikely, several discussions will be held on March 2.
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