THE TIMES OF INDIA | May 22, 2023, 18:16:17 IST
Srinagar G20 Meeting Live Updates: Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar is all set to host the third G20 Tourism Working Group meeting today. Preparations have been put in place and security has been tightened as this is the first major international event after Jammu and Kashmir's special status was scrapped in 2019. For this three-day G20 Summit, from May 22-24, Kashmir is under a three-tier security grid. Stay with TOI for all live updates--Read Less
18:16 (IST) May 22
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17:17 (IST) May 22
We love Kashmir. it is such a beautiful place. It is the best place they chose to have the G20 meeting: Actor Ram Charan in J&K's Srinagar for the third G20 Tourism Working Group
17:02 (IST) May 22
This G20 Tourism Working Group meeting will spread the message of peace, progress, and prosperity. The essential aspect of this meeting will lead to greater job creation in Kashmir: G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant
16:47 (IST) May 22
J&K: Actor Ram Charan dances to the tunes of 'Naatu Naatu' song from RRR movie, in Srinagar.
16:27 (IST) May 22
Kashmir is that kind of a place, I have been coming here since 1986, my father shot extensively here in Gulmarg and Sonamarg. I've shot in this auditorium in 2016. This place has something magical, it is such a surreal feeling coming to Kashmir, it draws the attention of everyone: Actor Ram Charan
16:19 (IST) May 22
As many as 370 movies have been permitted to shoot in Kashmir, the finest destination for films and romance in the world: G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant
16:15 (IST) May 22
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16:01 (IST) May 22
There cannot be a better place than Kashmir for shooting movies. We'll (Centre) go out of our way in providing assistance in shooting movies and shoot locations and help to shift film destination from any other part to Kashmir: G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant
15:50 (IST) May 22
J&K has contributed highly to the Indian Film Industry: Singh
15:49 (IST) May 22
This is the time of revival and moment of rejuvenation: MoS Jitendra Singh at G20 event on film tourism in Srinagar
15:44 (IST) May 22
There were a series of movies which were shot in Kashmir. Then suddenly everything came to halt in 1990. Those movies which were in the midst of production actually had difficulty in finding alternate locations: Singh, speaking at the G20 side event 'Film Tourism for Economic and Cultural Preservation'
15:43 (IST) May 22
The fact that the G20 is being held here (Srinagar) is itself an indication of the change that has happened over the last few years, particularly, following the pathbreaking and very decisive initiatives taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi: Union minister Jitendra Singh
15:39 (IST) May 22
Film Tourism for Economic and Cultural Preservation (as part of the 3rd Tourism Working Group Meeting) is the first meeting of G20 workgroup in Srinagar
15:36 (IST) May 22
The G20 meeting in Kashmir will have a positive impact, will spread peace, prosperity and creation of jobs. Tourism industry will grow, high impact tourists will come, and will act as multiplier: G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant
15:33 (IST) May 22
With the hosting of the G20 meeting in Kashmir, people here are feeling a sense of inclusiveness. With this event, a message will go out that Kashmir is a safe destination for shooting films: Abhijeet Patil, Chairman of Raja Rani Travels on the third G20 Tourism Working Group Meeting in J&K's Srinagar
15:33 (IST) May 22
It's a great day as people from all over the world have come to Kashmir today. What can be better for tourism than this?: Mushtaq Chaya, a prominent hotelier, in Srinagar on the third G20 Tourism Working Group
14:47 (IST) May 22
Actor Ram Charan arrives at Srinagar
Actor Ram Charan arrives at Srinagar airport to attend the first side event on "Film Tourism for Economic Growth and Cultural Preservation" of the 3rd G20 Tourism Working Group meeting.
13:55 (IST) May 22
G20 summit live: What are the expectations?
The meeting scheduled for later Monday is the first significant international event in Kashmir since New Delhi stripped the Muslim-majority region of semi-autonomy in 2019. Indian authorities hope the meeting will show that the controversial changes have brought “peace and prosperity” to the region.
13:13 (IST) May 22
G20 summit live: Tourism meet condemned by China and Pakistan
Delegates from the Group of 20 nations arrived in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Monday to participate in a tourism meeting condemned by China and Pakistan, as authorities significantly reduced visibility of the security in the disputed region’s main city.
12:09 (IST) May 22
G20 meeting live: Delegates arrive
Delegates have started arriving in Srinagar to participate in the 3rd G20 Tourism Working Group meeting, being held from May 22 to May 24.
11:40 (IST) May 22
G20 meeting live: Largest number of G20 delegates attending Srinagar meeting
Largest number of G20 delegates have registered for the three-day working group's meeting in J&K's Srinagar city although some countries are not coming for logistic reasons, the Union tourism secretary, Arvind Singh, said.
11:06 (IST) May 22
G20 meeting live: A 'path-breaking move' of the Centre
The G20 summit in Kashmir is yet another path-breaking move of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government to take Jammu and Kashmir to new heights.
10:31 (IST) May 22
Srinagar awaits arrival of G20 delegates
Bright early summer morning and the all spruced up Srinagar city awaited the arrival of G20 delegates on Monday on the group's three-day visit to Kashmir. Roads lined up with G20 logos, smart city messages, painted sidewalks and freshly macadamised roads marked the road from Srinagar international airport to Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention (SKICC) Centre, the venue of G20 meeting in Srinagar city.
09:57 (IST) May 22
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09:07 (IST) May 22
G20 Summit Live: Srinagar decked-up, people all set
Srinagar city's walls and roads are decorated to welcome delegates. The people of Kashmir are also ready to welcome the G20 summit meetings held in Srinagar which boosts the tourism and business sector in Kashmir.
08:34 (IST) May 22
G20 Meeting Live: NSG & MARCOS commandos, police personnel deployed in view of event
National Security Guard (NSG) and MARCOS commandos are being deployed around the venue. A special operation group (SOG) of the Jammu and Kashmir Police will be deployed at several places to provide security cover to prevent from any terror incident.
08:30 (IST) May 22
G20 Meeting In Sringar Live: in view of the G20 summit, Kashmir has been placed under a three-tier security grid.
08:29 (IST) May 22
Srinagar G20 Meeting Live: Three-day event
The said summit is a three-day event to be held from May 22 to May 24.
08:28 (IST) May 22
G20 Meeting Live: First major international event after scrapping of J&K's special status
The G20 Tourism Working Group meeting is the first major international event after Jammu and Kashmir's special status was scrapped in 2019.
08:27 (IST) May 22
G20 Summit 2023 Live: Srinagar all set to host G20 meet
Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar is all set to host the third G20 Tourism Working Group meeting on Monday. Preparations have as been put in place and security has been tightened.
How many countries attended G20 in Kashmir? ›
The meeting, a tourism working group attended by about 60 delegates from most G20 countries taking place from Monday to Wednesday, required a large show of security at Srinagar international airport.Why Saudi Arabia not attending G20? ›
By Geeta Mohan: While China has made it clear that it will not attend any meetings in Arunachal Pradesh, Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir, Turkey, Egypt and Saudi Arabia have now chosen to distance themselves from the G20 meeting in Kashmir to avoid any controversy.What is the purpose of G20? ›
The Group of Twenty (G20) is the premier forum for international economic cooperation. It plays an important role in shaping and strengthening global architecture and governance on all major international economic issues. India holds the Presidency of the G20 from 1 December 2022 to 30 November 2023.How many countries are included in G20? ›
They represent all inhabited continents, 80% of world GDP, 75% of global trade and 60% of the world's population. G20 members recognize that global prosperity and economic opportunities and challenges are interlinked. The G20 comprises nineteen countries and the European Union (EU).Is Saudi attending G20 in Kashmir? ›
Saudi Arabia will not attend the G20 meeting in Kashmir to avoid any controversy since the country considers the region as a disputed territory. Saudi Arabia will be represented by its travel industry representative at the meeting. With this, Saudi Arabia has joined countries like Turkey, China, and Egypt.What percentage of population are G20 countries? ›
All member states comprise a total area of 78.76 million km² and about 4.69 billion people. This is 52.11 percent of the habitable area around the world and 59.41 percent of the world population. Note: There is another group of states, the G20, which includes the 20 emerging and developing countries.Why is Mexico in G20? ›
Mexico welcomed Heads of State of the G20, during the G20 Summit held in Los Cabos, Baja, California in June 2012. This scenario gave Mexico an opportunity to act as a hinge country between the large economies and developing countries, leading the world's most important economic forum.Is Turkey attending G20 in Kashmir? ›
As the third G20 meeting tourism working group meeting has begun today in Srinagar, China and Turkey will not join the crucial meet in Kashmir which is taking place after the abrogation of Article 370 in 2019.Why Nigeria is not in the G20? ›
In terms of GDP, Nigeria is the 27th largest economy in the world. Hence, it's not in the top 20 to join the G20. The biggest problem preventing Nigeria from progressing is the Islamist terrorists group of 'Boko Haram. ' They are like the Taliban & want to setup an Islamic Caliphate in West Africa.Who is the leader of G20? ›
India assumes the G20 Presidency on the 1st of December 2022 from Indonesia and will convene the G20 Leaders' Summit for the first time in the country in 2023.
What are some interesting facts about the G20? ›
The top 20 industrialised and developing countries make up the G20 organisation. It accounts for more than 2/3rd of the world's population, 75% of global trade and around 85% of the world's GNP which makes it the largest informal group in the world. The G20 represents 80% of the global GDP.How are G20 countries chosen? ›
In the process and system of its work, the G20 has a Presidency determined by consensus by its members based on regional rotation and changes every year.Is the US a part of the G20? ›
The members of the G-20 are: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the U.K. and the U.S., as well as the European Union, represented by the rotating council presidency and the European Central Bank.Did China participate in G20? ›
While China, Turkey and Saudi Arabia are G-20 members, Egypt is a special invitee this year, and their decision not to attend what the government is promoting as the “first international event” in Jammu Kashmir since the reorganisation of the former State and amendment of Article 370 in August 2019, appear to have ...Does G20 include China? ›
The members of the G20 are: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Türkiye, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union.Are Mexico Saudi Arabia and Maldives members of G20? ›
G20 is an international forum for global economic cooperation. Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, and the European Union.Which country is the richest in G20? ›
Gross domestic product of G20 countries 2021 and 2027
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the United States amounted to 22.99 trillion U.S. dollars in 2021, making it the largest economy in the G20. China was the second largest economy in that year, with GDP valued at 17.7 trillion U.S. dollars.
Among G20 countries, Saudi Arabia recorded the highest annual growth in 2022 (8.7%), followed by India (6.7%), Türkiye (5.6%) and Indonesia (5.3%). Japan recorded the lowest growth (1.0%).What big countries are not in the G20? ›
Detailed Solution. Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France,Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States, European Union are the respective members of G20. Chile is not the member of G20.
Who is representing China in G20? ›
|Canada||Justin Trudeau||Minister of Finance|
|China||Xi Jinping||Minister of Finance|
|France||Emmanuel Macron||Minister of the Economy|
|Germany||Olaf Scholz||Minister of Finance|
Switzerland participates, upon invitation, in the G20 Finance Track. This comprises meetings of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors, corresponding deputies' meetings and various working groups.Which of the following is a member of G20 algeria turkey sri lanka cuba? ›
The G20 is an international forum for the governments and central bank governors from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, and the European Union.Why is Saudi Arabia in the G20? ›
By then and as the world suffered from a global crisis, Saudi Arabia was the tenth largest sovereign wealth fund in the world and the second largest oil reserves. Initially, the Saudi entrance to the G20 was due to its economic importance as an effective pricing force in the energy market.Is India out of G20? ›
The G20 Summit is held annually with a rotating presidency, and in 2023, India will hold the presidency. The group does not have a permanent secretariat and is supported by the previous, current, and future holders of the presidency, known as the troika. In 2023, the troika consists of Indonesia, Brazil, and India.Is there any African country in G20? ›
Prominent researchers are backing the inclusion of the African Union (AU) in the G20, a forum in which most of the world's largest economic powers discuss and propose solutions to pressing global issues. South Africa is the only African country in the group.What is agenda of India's G20 presidency 2023? ›
Under the Indian Presidency, the G20 in 2023 will focus on the theme, 'One Earth, One Family, One Future'. The theme affirms the value of human, animal, plant, and microorganisms and their interconnectedness on planet Earth and in the wider universe.What is the agenda of G20 India? ›
India's G20 presidency will be aimed at boosting digital transformation which will include digital economy, digital education, digital health, digital government, and digital finance. India will work towards bridging the digital divide and ensuring that everyone has access to digital technology.Which of the following statement is not correct regarding the G20? ›
Answer: The statement that is not correct regarding the G20 is (d) The G20 economies account for around 40% population of the world. Explanation: G20 economies account for more than 4/5 of the world's GDP and 2/3 of the world's population.What is the theme of the G20 summit 2023? ›
The India's G20 Presidency would guide the work of the G20 under the theme of - “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” or “One Earth. One Family. One Future” - drawn from the Sanskrit phrase of the Maha Upanishad , which means "The World Is One Family".
Where did G20 start? ›
The first G20 Summit was held in 2008 in Washington DC (USA). It set the scene for the most dramatic reform of global finance in over 60 years.Why is India important to G20? ›
By sharing its experiences with other G20 countries, India can help other economies adopt similar policies that can spur growth and development. Another way India can contribute to global economic growth is through its engagement with other G20 countries on issues related to international trade.How much of the world economy is the G20? ›
Together, the nations of the G20 account for around 80 percent of global economic output, nearly 75 percent of global exports, and about 60 percent of the world's population.Who is the largest G20 investor in India? ›
Thus, the UK is the largest G-20 investor country in India.Is Pakistan a member of G20? ›
In April, Pakistan, which is not a G20 member, had criticised India's decision to hold the meetings in Kashmir, calling it an "irresponsible" move.Which countries can join G20? ›
Created in 1999, the G-20 comprises the G-8 countries (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States) plus the European Union, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea and Turkey.What is the difference between the G7 and the G20? ›
The most significant difference between the G7 and G20 is their size and membership. The G7 is a group of seven of the world's most advanced economies, while the G20 is made up of 19 of the largest economies in the world, plus the European Union.Why is China important to the G20? ›
The G20 should provide developing countries with necessary support in production, collection, storage, funding and technology. China has put forward the International Cooperation Initiative on Global Food Security in the G20, and looks forward to deepening cooperation with all parties in this regard.Are Russia and China members of the G20? ›
G20 meet: All members, except Russia and China, agreed to statement on Ukraine, India says.In which of the following are all four countries members of G20? ›
The members of the G20 are the world's largest economies, accounting for around 80% of global GDP. Among the given options, only option 'A' contains all the four countries (Argentina, Mexico, South Africa, and Turkey) that are members of the G20. Therefore, the correct answer is option 'A'.
Is Turkey a part of the G20? ›
The members of the G20 are: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Türkiye, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union.Is China not part of G20? ›
While China, Turkey and Saudi Arabia are G-20 members, Egypt is a special invitee this year, and their decision not to attend what the government is promoting as the “first international event” in Jammu Kashmir since the reorganisation of the former State and amendment of Article 370 in August 2019, appear to have ...Is China a part of the G20? ›
The members of the G-20 are: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the U.K. and the U.S., as well as the European Union, represented by the rotating council presidency and the European Central Bank.