The G20 was founded in 1999 after the Asian financial crisis as a forum for the Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors to discuss global economic and financial issues…reports ALTAF HUSSAIN JANJUA
The Jammu and Kashmir government has constituted a high-level committee to oversee the preparations for the G20 summit.
The chairmanship of the 16-member committee has been given to the Additional Chief Secretary, Home Department, in which the remaining 15 members of this 16-member high-level committee, formed under the chairmanship of Financial Commissioner (Additional Chief Secretary), Home Department, Rajkumar Goyal, include Director General of Police Jammu and Kashmir Dilbagh Singh, IPS), Principal Secretary to Government for Jal Shakti Department Shalin Kabra (IAS) among others.
The G20 countries include Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, UK and the US.
According to a government statement, the G20 members represent around 85 per cent of the global GDP, over 75 per cent of the global trade, and about two-thirds of the world population.
The G20 was founded in 1999 after the Asian financial crisis as a forum for the Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors to discuss global economic and financial issues.
It was upgraded to the level of Heads of State/Government in the wake of the global economic and financial crisis of 2007, and, in 2009, was designated the “premier forum for international economic cooperation”.
India holds the Presidency of the G20 from December 1, 2022 to November 30, 2023.
The 43 Heads of Delegations — the largest ever in G20 — will be participating in the final Delhi Summit in September next year
India’s special invitee guest countries are Bangladesh, Egypt, Mauritius, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Singapore, Spain and UAE.
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