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Ambassadors blow conch shell in Andamans to embark India's G20 Presidency

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As India is set to assume the G20 presidency on December 1, the ambassadors and heads of missions of G20 nations blew conch shells at the Swaraj Dweep in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Saturday.

Amitabh Kant, the G20 sherpa of India, shared the video of G20 ambassadors blowing the conch shell in the Andamans on Twitter. While sharing the video on the microblogging site, Mr Amitabh Kant said that we are embarking on our G20 Presidency with the auspicious "Shankhnaad".

A special briefing of the resident heads of international organizations was held at Swaraj Dweep in Andaman Nicobar Islands, the Ministry of external affairs said in a press release. More than 40 missions and International Organisations participated in the program.

A detailed briefing was given by the G20 sherpa Amitabh Kant and Harsh Shringla, the chief coordinator of the G20 Summit which is slated to take place in India this year. Mr. Kant recalled PM Narendra Modi's statement at the G20 Bali Summit that India's presidency will be "inclusive, ambitious, decisive and action-oriented". (AIR NEWS)

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