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Speakers of Parliament of G20 members and invitee countries are attending the P20 Summit. The event is taking place at newly opened convention centre 'YashoBhoomi' in Delhi's Dwarka.

Edited By: Shashwat Bhandari @ShashBhandari New Delhi Updated on: October 13, 2023 12:09 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Image Source : PTI Prime Minister Narendra Modi

P20 Summit: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the 9th G20 Parliamentary Speakers' Summit (P20) at Yashobhoomi. The theme for today's event is "Parliaments for One Earth, One Family, One Future" which is in line with the motto the country had during the G20 Summit, held last month in Delhi.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, PM Modi said, "I welcome you at the 9th G20 Parliamentary Speakers' Summit (P20) on behalf of 140 crore Indians. This Summit is like a 'Mahakumbh' of parliamentary practices from across the world."

"India landed on the Moon. India hosted the G20 Summit successfully. Today, we are hosting the P20 Summit. This Summit is also a medium to celebrate the power of the people of our," he added.

The Parliament of India under the broader framework of India’s G20 presidency is hosting today's summit.

Who all are attending the P20 Summit? 

The event was attended by Speakers of Parliaments of G20 members and invitee countries. The Pan-African Parliament took part in the P20 summit for the first time after the African Union became a member of G20 at the New Delhi G20 leaders' summit on September 9 and 10.

The thematic sessions during this P20 Summit will focus on the following four subjects - Transformation in People’s Lives through Public Digital Platforms; Women-led development; Accelerating SDGs; and Sustainable Energy Transition.

On Thursday, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla met Parliamentary delegates from G20 and special invitee nations, who are in Delhi to participate in the upcoming summit.

Milton Dick, Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives; Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad of Bangladesh; Saqr Ghobash, Speaker of the Federal National Council, UAE; and Ashebir Woldegiorgis Gayo, Acting President, Pan African Parliament were among the attendees during meeting with Birla.

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