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J&K to host G-20 meetings in 2023, constitute 5-member coordination panel MPNRC

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In a significant development, Jammu and Kashmir will host the 2023 meetings of the G-20, an influential grouping that brings together the world’s major economies, with the Union Territory government on Thursday setting up a five-member high-level committee for overall coordination. Of.

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This will be the first major international summit to be held in Jammu and Kashmir after the state’s special status guarantee under Article 370 of the Constitution was withdrawn and it was bifurcated into two union territories in August 2019.

In September last year, Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal was appointed India’s Sherpa for the G20. The Ministry of External Affairs had said that India will preside over the G20 from December 1, 2022, and will host the G20 leaders’ summit for the first time in 2023.

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According to an official order issued here on Thursday, the Principal Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development of the Union Territory will head the committee, which was formed in response to a June 4 communication from the Ministry of External Affairs. “It is approved to constitute a committee for overall coordination of G-20 meetings to be held in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir,” said the order issued by Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, Principal Secretary, General Administration Department.

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The members of the committee include the Commissioner Secretary (Transport), Administrative Secretary (Tourism), Administrative Secretary (Hospitality and Protocol) and Administrative Secretary (Culture). “Further, the Principal Secretary to the Government, Housing and Urban Development Department has also been designated as the UT level nodal officer for coordinating the arrangement of G-20 meetings in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir,” the order said. Is.

Prime Minister Modi has been leading India’s representation at the G20 summit since 2014. India has been a member of the G20 since its inception in 1999. According to the MEA, India will be a part of the G20 Troika (predecessor, present and upcoming G20 presidencies). ) from December 1, 2021 to November 30, 2024. The G20 brings together the world’s 19 major economies and the European Union, whose members contribute 80 percent of global GDP, 75 percent of global trade and more than 60 percent. According to the MEA, the global population.

The G20 member states are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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