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G20 Summit in Delhi: S Jaishankar explains factors on which G20 Declaration is focused

Written by  Shefali Kohli -- September 09th 2023 05:57 PM
G20 Summit in Delhi: S Jaishankar explains factors on which G20 Declaration is focused

G20 Summit in Delhi: S Jaishankar explains factors on which G20 Declaration is focused

G20 Leaders' Summit Declaration: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said consensus has been built on New Delhi G20 Leaders' Summit Declaration and announced its adoption. 

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said that the G20 Leaders’s Summit Declaration adopted on Saturday focuses on promoting strong, sustainable, balanced and inclusive growth.


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Addressing a joint press conference, Jaishankar said the Declaration seeks to accelerate progress on Sustainable Development Goals and has come up with an action plan accordingly.

 “The declaration the leaders have agreed on today, focuses on promoting strong, sustainable, balanced and inclusive growth. It seeks to accelerate progress on SDGs and has come up with an action plan accordingly,” the minister said.

  

 “It envisages a green development pact for a sustainable future, it endorses high-level principles on lifestyle for sustainable development, voluntary principles of hydrogen, the Chennai principles for a sustainable resilient blue economy and the Deccan principles on food security and nutrition among others,” he added.

He said the message of India’s presidency is ‘One Earth, One Family and we share One Future’ and the country has “consciously sought to make this G20 as inclusive and broad-based as possible”.

 “It’s witnessing the participation of its 20 member states, nine invitee states and 14 international organisations. It is a matter of particular satisfaction for us that the African Union is a permanent member,” he said.

The minister said that transformative and inclusive role of technology has been highlighted with a focus on digital public infrastructure.  

Notably, the announcement of adoption of the Declaration was welcomed with thumping of desks.

The G20 Summit is being held in New Delhi on September 9 and 10. 

                                        

- With inputs from agencies

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