G20 Summit in Delhi: Amritsar to welcome Joe Biden by 7ft- by-5ft hand-made painting
G20 Summit in Delhi: Ahead of G20 Summit in Delhi which is scheduled to take place for September 9th and 10th, 2023 and will be joined by representatives of member nations as well as guest nations, Amritsar geared up for all the G20 processes and meetings held throughout the year among ministers, senior officials, and civil societies.
In order to extend auspicious welcome to US President Joe Biden, an Amritsar-based artist painted a portrait of US President Joe Biden.
The artist, Dr Jagjot Singh made a 7ft by 5ft hand-made painting of US President Joe Biden in Amritsar, to welcome him in India for the G20 Summit.
While addressing the media, Amritsar-based artists said, “He (Joe Biden) is coming to India first time after becoming US President. When PM Modi went to the US, he got a rousing welcome. That time, I made up my mind that whenever the US President comes to India, I will make the US President painting”.
He added that it took ten days to paint the portrait of the US president which is painted with acrylic colors.
#WATCH | Punjab: A 7ft by 5ft hand-made painting of US President Joe Biden made by Dr Jagjot Singh in Amritsar, to welcome him in India for the G20 Summit. pic.twitter.com/D76sL3n1Rz — ANI (@ANI) September 5, 2023
Dr Jagjot Singh is an Amritsar-based artists who has been working in the painting field since 2007. Inspired form his father who used to paint walls, since childhood Jagjot was fond of art, craft and paintings.
In his painting career, Jagroop Singh also painted portraits of President Droupadi Murmu, and former Indian presidents Pranab Mukherjee and Pratibha Patel, for which he also received appreciation letters.
US President Joe Biden is slated to be in India this week to attend the G20 Summit in New Delhi.
He will have a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 8, on the sidelines of the summit, the White House recently announced.
The President will travel to New Delhi, India to attend the G20 Leaders’ Summit. On Friday, the President will participate in a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” the White House said in its week-ahead schedule of the President released on September 7.
Announcing the US President’s schedule, Pierre said Biden “will travel to Hanoi, Vietnam, on September 10 following his participation in the G20 Summit in New Delhi".
The G20 Heads of State and Government Summit in New Delhi will be a culmination of all the G20 processes and meetings held throughout the year among ministers, senior officials, and civil societies. A G20 Leaders’ Declaration will be adopted at the conclusion of the New Delhi Summit, stating Leaders’ commitment towards the priorities discussed and agreed upon during the respective ministerial and working group meetings.
The Group of Twenty (G20) comprises 19 countries and the European Union. The 19 countries are - Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States. The invited countries are Bangladesh, Egypt, Mauritius, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Singapore, Spain and UAE.
- With inputs from agencies