Indonesia on Wednesday handed over the G20 presidency to India for the coming year at the Bali summit, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi terming it a matter of pride for every Indian citizen.
At a brief ceremony, Indonesian President Joko Widodo handed over the G20 presidency to Prime Minister Modi at the conclusion of the two-day G20 Summit in Bali.
“Together with every country’s efforts, we can make the G20 summit a catalyst for global welfare,” Modi said.
The G20 or Group of 20 is an intergovernmental forum of the world’s major developed and developing economies.
The handing-over ceremony came as the member states issued a joint declaration.