International Grouping 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 revives Preferential Trade Agreement with South African Customs Union

The South African Customs Union (SACU) comprises of South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Botswana and Eswatini. India and the South African Customs Union held a virtual meeting to discuss the aspects of Preferential Trade Agreement. Highlights India during the meet revived its Preferential Trade Agreement with the grouping. Under the PTA, India is supporting manufacturing and 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…

India attends Common Wealth Health Ministers Meet

On May 14, 2020, India attended the 32nd Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting through video conferencing. The meeting was held under the following theme Theme: Delivering a coordinated Commonwealth COVID-19 response Highlights The member countries shared their experiences and lessons in the fight against COVID-19. They also discussed on the essential collective and national actions. The Read More…

PM Modi to attend BRICS

PM Modi is to attend the 11th BRICS summit that is to be conducted in Brazil on November 13, 2019.  He will be accompanied by a large business delegates during the visit. The theme of 2019 BRICS summit is Economic Growth for an Innovative Future Highlights PM is to attend restricted sessions during the visit. The Read More…