The center will convene an all-party meeting on Monday to solicit suggestions, discuss strategies and finalize for the G-20 summit that India will host in September next year.
Presidents of nearly 40 parties have been invited to the meeting by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi, which will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar is also likely to attend the meeting at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
India officially took over the G20 presidency on December 1. New Delhi is expected to host more than 200 rallies across the country, including Hyderabad, from December this year.
The next summit of G20 leaders at the level of heads of state and government is scheduled for September 9-10 next year in New Delhi. Several G20 meetings will be held in different parts of the country.
Mamata Banerjee, the chief minister of West Bengal and the president of the Trinamool Congress, who will arrive in Delhi later on Sunday, will be part of the all-party meeting.
However, Banerjee said she would join the meeting as the president of the Trinamool Congress, not as the chief minister of West Bengal.
Indonesia had handed over the G20 presidency to India for the coming year at the Bali summit earlier this month, with Prime Minister Modi calling it a matter of pride for every Indian citizen.
G20 or Group of 20 is an intergovernmental forum of the world’s major developed and developing economies.
It includes Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, UK, US and European Union (EU).
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