G-20 Summit Begins: PM Modi Extends Warm Welcome to Global Leaders, Konark Chakra Stands Witness

Rozana Spokesman  | Amanat Thaper

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World Bank President, UN Secretary-General, IMF MD Among Distinguished Guests at Bharat Mandapam

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NEW-DELHI: The G-20 Summit, presided over by India, commenced with great fervor in the national capital, New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended a hearty welcome to a multitude of world leaders, including prominent figures such as World Bank President Ajay Banga and Kristalina Georgieva, at the prestigious 'Bharat Mandapam,' the chosen venue for the G20 Summit on Saturday.

In an atmosphere of camaraderie and diplomatic engagement, Prime Minister Modi greeted and ushered in the distinguished leaders who had assembled at the Pragati Maidan's Bharat Mandapam for the G-20 summit. Among the notable figures gracing the summit are World Bank President Ajay Banga, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Managing Director and Chairman of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kristalina Georgieva, and the Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

As the world leaders gathered, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stood in welcome at the Bharat Mandapam, with the iconic Konark Chakra replica just behind him. The Konark Chakra, a renowned 13th-century symbol, represents the passage of time, progress, and the constant state of change.

Notably, The Two-day G-20 Summit, scheduled for September 9th and 10th, is poised to be a pivotal platform for international dialogue and cooperation. As leaders from diverse nations convene in New Delhi, the Konark Chakra bears witness to the collective pursuit of global progress and unity.