Concludes | 1st P20 Summit under India’s G20 Presidency

P20 Summit
P20 Summit

The first-ever G20 Parliamentary Speakers’ Summit (P20 Summit) concluded in Delhi, with parliamentarians from across the world committing to continue their collaborative efforts to contribute effectively to the G20 process. The summit, inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, focused on the theme “Parliaments for One Earth, One Family, and One Future.”

Lok Sabha Speaker Shri Om Birla delivered the valedictory address at the concluding session. The summit included discussions on Sustainable Development Goals, green energy, women-led development, and digital public infrastructure. During the summit, the joint statement emphasized the importance of parliamentary diplomacy and dialogue in promoting international peace, prosperity, and harmony. It affirmed the commitment to support the peaceful resolution of conflicts and disputes.

At the conclusion, Shri Om Birla handed over the P20 presidency to the Parliament of Brazil. The P20 Summit has become an essential platform for parliamentary discussions on global challenges and collaborative solutions. On the sidelines of the summit, Shri Om Birla held bilateral meetings with various dignitaries. In a meeting with the President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), Mr. Duarte Pacheco, they discussed India’s commitment to promoting and supporting democratic governance. Shri Birla stressed the need to prioritize democratic principles and multilateralism.

In a meeting with the Vice President of the European Parliament, Ms. Nicola Beer, Shri Birla emphasized the sovereignty of nations and objected to external discussions on internal issues. Ms. Beer acknowledged India’s success in hosting the P20 Summit and sought closer relations with the European Parliament. In bilateral talks with the Speaker of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Mrs. Valentina Matvienko, Shri Birla thanked her for attending the summit and highlighted the historical ties between India and Russia.

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