India to host G-20 summit in 2022, says PM Modi

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India to host G-20 summit in 2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that India will host G-20 summit in 2022. It is the year when India will celebrate its 75th anniversary of independence. Narendra Modi made this announcement at the closing ceremony of the G-20 Summit in Argentina on Sunday.

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Narendra Modi tweeted after making this announcement, “In 2022 India completes 75 years since Independence. In that special year, India looks forward to welcoming the world to the G-20 Summit! Come to India, the world’s fastest growing large economy! Know India’s rich history and diversity, and experience the warm Indian hospitality.”

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External Affairs Ministry spokesman Raveesh Kumar also tweeted, “Playing hosts in 2022! At the concluding session of #G20Argentina, PM @narendramodi announced that coinciding with our 75th anniversary of independence, India will host the #G20Summit in 2022.”

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G-20 is a group of world’s 20 major countries and its member countries comprises of Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the European Union, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the UK and the US.