The G20 Leaders Summit, which is held in different countries every year and the 18th of which will be held in India’s capital New Delhi this year with the main theme of "One Earth, One Family, One Future", will take place tomorrow with the welcoming ceremony of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Representing 85 percent of global economic output and 75 percent of world trade and covering two-thirds of the world's population, the leaders of the G20 countries will discuss comprehensive global economic reforms at this year's three-session meeting.
India, which is experiencing the excitement of "presidency" for the first time this year, is expected to highlight issues such as green development, inclusive and resilient growth, accelerated progress on sustainable development goals, technological transformation and digital public infrastructure, multilateral institutions for the 21st century, women-led development.
In addition to sustainable development, the issue of reducing the differences between developed and developing countries will also be raised at the meeting.
Under India's presidency for more than a year, the G20 will address issues such as more debt from multilateral organizations to developing countries, reforming the international debt structure, cryptocurrency regulations, and the impact of geopolitical uncertainties on energy and food security.
On the occasion of the summit, which also provides an opportunity for one-to-one negotiations between the leaders of the countries, the leaders of the participating countries are expected to discuss regional and global issues, especially the Ukraine-Russia war.
President Erdogan is also expected to meet with the leaders at the summit, as well as contact with some participating heads of state and government on the margins of the summit.
In addition to President Erdogan, US President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Prime Minister Olaf Scholz, Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio, South Korean President Yoon Suk-Yeol, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajid, Argentine President Andres Alberto Fernandez, Nigerian President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese will attend the summit.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin will not attend the summit; China will be represented by Prime Minister Li Chiang and Russia by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
In New Delhi, which will host the leaders as of today, aerial and ground security measures have been maximized.
It was reported that more than 50 thousand police officers will be on duty for the summit, while the Indian National Security Guards will support the police force in providing security.
In the region where the summit will be held, many streets, streets, and workplaces were closed for 3 days. In addition, travel restrictions will be imposed in some regions on September 8-10.
In addition to the precautions, it was seen that the police, trying to ensure the flow of traffic on the streets and streets, blocked some roads with barriers on the route to the area where the meeting will be held.
In New Delhi, where preparations for the G20 have been completed, streets, pavements, and billboards were decorated with the title "G20" for the summit, and flags of G20 member countries were hung at intersections. Many taxis and rickshaws carrying passengers throughout the city were also equipped with G20 labels.
Many national and international media organizations will closely follow the summit. Following the accreditation procedures, the press members who received a briefing at the media center created for the G20 started working to report the developments at the summit.
Source: Anadolu Agency