G20 Summit 2023 kicks off in New Delhi

India is hosting the G20 Summit for the first time. The country currently holds the G20 presidency, which rotates annually

Published on Sep 09, 2023 12:02 PM IST 7 Photos

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with US President Joe Biden and other prominent leaders from the world's most affluent economies, initiated discussions on critical global issues during the G20 Summit, held at Bharat Mandapam in the heart of the national capital on Saturday. (via REUTERS)

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak talks with U.S. President Joe Biden during the first session of the G20 Summit in New Delhi on Saturday.(AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivering the welcome address on Day 1 of the G20 Summit in New Delhi on Saturday.(HT Photo)


On Saturday, the African Union (AU) achieved permanent membership status within the Group of 20 (G20), which consists of the world's largest economies. Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the announcement, officially welcoming the AU into this prestigious global organization. (AP)

PM Modi hugs President of the Union of the Comoros and Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Azali Assoumani as the latter takes his seat after the Union became a permanent member of the G20 during the G20 Summit 2023 at the Bharat Mandapam in New Delhi on Saturday.(PTI)