G20 summit Current Affairs - 2020

India to attend G20 Digital Ministers Meet

On July 22, 2020, the Union Minister of Information Technology Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad is to attend G20 Digital Ministers’ Meet. Highlights The Digital Economy Ministers Meet is hosted by Saudi Arabia. The Saudi Arabia Presidency has chosen the theme as Theme: Realizing Opportunities of the 21st century for all Under the theme, the ministers Read More…

India attends third G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meet

On July 18, 2020, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman participated in third G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meet. The meet was presided by Saudi Arabia. Highlights During the first meeting, India shared its G20 Action plan in response to COVID-19 that was endorsed by all the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors. During Read More…

India attends second G20 Virtual Trade and Investment Ministers Meet

The Union Minister Shri Piyush Goyal represented India at the second G20 Virtual Trade and Investment Ministers Meeting through video conferencing. Highlights The video conferencing was hosted by the current chair of G20 grouping, Saudi Arabia. Since April 2020, Saudi Arabia has hosted a series of such virtual summits to discuss COVID-19 threats, containment measures Read More…

G20 Summit: 5 trillion USD to be injected to fight against COVID-19

On March 27, 2020, the G20 video summit was chaired by the Saudi king Salman. As a member of G20, India was represented by PM Modi. At the summit, the leaders pledged to infuse 5 trillion USD into the global economy. Highlights The summit was first of its kind with the leaders attending through video Read More…

Saudi Arabia to hold virtual G20 Summit as that of India’s SAARC

On March 17, 2020, PM Modi interacted with the Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman. Prime Minister shared about India’s preparedness to fight against Corona Virus. He also mooted the idea of SAARC like virtual conference among G20 nations. SAARC Conference Recently, with India’s initiation, a virtual conference of SAARC leaders were recently held. Read More…