Influential world leaders will assemble in the thriving metropolis of New Delhi on September 9 and 10. These leaders will meet on the impressive stage of the G-20 Summit, which India is hosting. Heads of state from 19 nations, including the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, France, Japan, Australia, South Korea, and many others, will attend the summit.
Getting Delhi Ready for the G-20
For the upcoming G-20 Summit, which is set to take place in New Delhi on September 9–10, the city is dressed to impress. The cutting-edge India Expo Mart Convention Centre, situated in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, will host the event. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, South Korean President, and leaders from 20 other countries are among the notable leaders attending. They will meet for three days of discussions on a variety of topics, including the economy, environment, infrastructure, and sustainable development.
Delhi has made every effort to ensure that these leaders receive a magnificent welcome. Meticulous planning has gone into ensuring the summit runs without a hitch, from security measures to traffic arrangements and emergency protocols. Delhi’s streets have been decorated with artwork, sculptures, fountains, and greenery, creating a festive atmosphere.
Who Takes Part in the G-20?
Along with the European Union (as a member with 27 nations), the G-20 Summit will include the following member nations: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom, and the United States.
This year’s G-20 Summit has invited the following guest nations in addition to its member nations: the Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Bangladesh, Egypt, Mauritius, and Nigeria. However, Ukraine was not given a G-20 Summit invitation.
Security Arrangements and Special Measures
The summit’s security plans are extraordinary in every way. From August 29 to September 12, Delhi would limit some activities like paragliding, hang gliding, and hot air ballooning due to security reasons. The venues have been strengthened using cutting-edge technology, including Artificial Intelligence (AI) modules. To handle security, traffic, and emergency circumstances, Delhi has recruited a sizable security force of 50,000 police officers and 1.5 lakh security professionals. An anti-terror squad is also ready and waiting.
Elite teams from the CIA (U.S.), MI-6 (U.K.), and the MSS (China) have established bases in Delhi to improve security. The security authorities of the respective countries have been informed of the leaders’ travel routes from their hotels to the event locations.
Accommodations made by leaders
Some of the important figures will be staying in the following places during the G-20 Summit:
American President Joe Biden at the ITC Maurya in Delhi
Rishi Sunak, the prime minister of Britain, at the Shangri-La in Delhi
Justin Trudeau, the prime minister of Canada, at The Lalit Hotel in Delhi
Emmanuel Macron, President of France, at the Claridges Hotel in Delhi
Fumio Kishida, the prime minister of Japan, at The Lalit Hotel in Delhi
Anthony Albanese, the prime minister of Australia, at The Imperial in Delhi
President Yun Suk-yeol of South Korea, Oberoi Hotel, Gurugram
Recep Tayyip Erdoan, the president of Turkey, at the Oberoi Hotel in Gurugram
Li Keqiang, the premier of China, is pictured at the Taj Palace in Delhi.
Brazilian delegation staying at the Taj Palace in Delhi
Indian delegation staying at the Imperial Hotel in Delhi
Omani Delegation in Delhi’s Lodhi Hotel
Bangladeshi delegation at Gurugram’s Grand Hyatt hotel
Delegation of Italy – Hyatt Regency
The summit’s schedule for the G-20
Leaders at the G-20 Summit will have discussions about important topics like economy, climate change, education, and more at the India Expo Mart Convention Center in Delhi. The meeting will serve as a forum for talking about the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the crisis between Russia and Ukraine. India will give human-centric issues like food security and climate change a lot more attention.
The Focus is on Tight Security
Delhi has implemented strict security measures to guarantee the wellbeing of every participant. The city is taking no chances, from using AI technology to securing roadways. The importance of a secure environment for the summit is highlighted by the deployment of elite international security personnel.
The G-20 Summit in New Delhi, which will bring together world leaders to discuss and find answers to urgent global concerns, is expected to be a significant event for the entire world. India’s dedication to hosting a successful and secure summit is reflected in the substantial security measures and intricate planning.