Udaipur city in Rajasthan will host the first G-20 Sherpa Meeting from 4 to 7 December 2022. The meeting will be presided over by the Indian Sherpa Amitabh Kant.
The Sherpa are the personal emissaries of the leaders of the members of the G-20 group. They oversee negotiations over the year, discussing agenda items for the Summit and coordinating the substantive work of the G20.
The Ministry of External Affairs reviewed the arrangements related to the event in Udaipur recently. The g-20 Sherpa meeting will also help in projecting Udaipur as an international tourist destination.
India formally assumed the presidency of the G-20 on the Ist of this month. India as a host nation will set the agenda of the G-20 summit meeting to be held in September 2023 in New Delhi. Group of 20 or G-20, a multilateral organization of 19 countries, and the European Union was set up in 1999. India has been a member of the G20 since its inception.
The G20 represents almost 85 percent of the global GDP, about two-thirds of the world population, and over 75 percent of the global trade. (AIR NEWS)