PM Modi's gifts for his counterparts
Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted a miniature painting to US President Joe Biden, a handmade textile from Gujarat 'Mata Ni Pachedi' to UK PM Rishi Sunak, a ritualistic tribal folk art 'Pithora' to Australian PM Anthony Albanese, a scarf to Italian PM Giorgia Meloni, an 'agate bowl' to French President Emmanuel Macron and a silver bowl from Surat and Kinnauri shawl to Indonesian President Joko Widodo
G20 boosts climate talks at COP27
Support for an ambitious global warming deal by world leaders during a G20 meeting in Bali on Wednesday has given a lift to climate negotiations at the COP27 summit running in parallel in Egypt. The boost came as talks among nearly the 200 nations at the resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh risked stalling out over core issues like climate finance and limiting planetary warming at 1.5C, the point at which scientists fear far more severe climate change impacts will be unleashed.
Wuling Air EV official car partner at G20
Wuling Motors' Air EV is the official car partner for the G20 Summit. As many as 300 units of Air EV in Bali, Indonesia welcomed the G20 members and international organisations. The Air EV has also given special livery designs to mark its participation to support green mobility at the G20 Summit.
G20 host Indonesia says Ukraine war most debated article of leaders' declaration
The war in Ukraine was the most debated article of a declaration of G20 leaders gathered at a summit this week, the Indonesian president said on Wednesday, while urging all sides not to escalate tensions further.
Japan PM Kishida hopes meeting China's Xi will help build stable relations
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said he hoped an upcoming meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping would help in building constructive, stable relations with China. "There are various opportunities that lie between the two countries, as well as challenges and concerns," Kishida told reporters, when asked about Japan's relationship with China.
"I'd like to say what needs to be said, and ask China to take responsible action. On the other hand, the two countries need to cooperate in areas where they can," Kishida said on his scheduled meeting with Xi in Thailand on Thursday. "My hope is to have this meeting lead to a constructive and stable relationship" between Japan and China, he said. (Reuters)
There's excitement about India taking over G20 presidency, says Rishi Sunak
UK PM Rishi Sunak said there's excitement about India taking over the G20 presidency. He was quoted by Reuters as saying, "We remain committed to trade deal with India, but we need to get these things right."
On the sidelines of G20 Summit : PM Modi meets Italy PM Giorgia Meloni, discusses deepening of bilateral cooperation
PM Narendra Modi and Italian PM Giorgia Meloni exchanged views on how India and Italy can work closely in sectors like energy, defence, culture and in boosting climate change. The two leaders also focused on ways to enhance economic partnership between our countries.