The 2019 G20 Osaka Summit is the fourteenth meeting of the Group of Twenty (G20). It is the first G20 summit to be hosted in Japan.
World leaders from 19 countries and the European Union are meeting in Osaka, Japan, on Friday & Saturday.
What is G20?
The G20 is an annual meeting of leaders, the countries with the largest and fastest-growing economies. Finance Minister and Central Governors meet regularly during the year to discuss the economy, international financial institutions, and financial regulation and implement the key reforms that are needed in each country’s economy.
List of Countries involved in G20
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held a lengthy discussion on Indo-Pacific region, with improving infrastructure and connectivity with us President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Osaka in the opening of the G20 summit. Committed to a better future. Meeting of JAI (Japanese – America – India) takes place in Osaka. PM Modi highlights the importance India attaches to JAI.
Committed to a better future.
Meeting of JAI (Japan-America-India)Trilateral takes place in Osaka.
PM Modi highlights the importance India attaches to JAI. pic.twitter.com/IBjkzFuTKY
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) June 28, 2019
Pm Modi talks with the prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman and discussed cooperation in trade and investment, energy security and counter-terrorism with an invaluable strategic partner. Saudi Arabia is India’s top supplier in crude oil, but the two countries have expanded the relationship beyond energy and the government has agreed to build a strategic partnership.
An invaluable strategic partner.
PM @narendramodi met with Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud on the margins of the #G20. Discussed deepening cooperation in trade & investment, energy security, counter terrorism, among other areas. pic.twitter.com/PdSqk9riP5
— Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) June 28, 2019
In a tweet, PM Modi said, The talks with President Trump were wide-ranging. We discussed ways to leverage the power of technology, improve defense and security ties as well as issues relating to trade. India stands committed to further economic and cultural relations with the USA.
The talks with @POTUS were wide ranging. We discussed ways to leverage the power of technology, improve defence and security ties as well as issues relating to trade.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 28, 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also meet Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Putin and other leaders during the two days of the G20 summit. 2019 will be the sixth G20 summit for Narendra Modi.