India will strive and thrive in its G20 presidency: Indonesia’s envoy to India Inna Krishnamurthy
12 April, 2023 | Pragati Singh
India will strive and thrive in its presidency, many achievements already done by India in the issue of digital energy transition and many other issues.
Indonesia’s Ambassador to India, Inna Krishnamurthy, said on Wednesday that India will strive and thrive during its G20 presidency, and that the country has already made significant progress on issues such as digital energy transition and many others.
“India will strive and thrive in its presidency, many achievements already done by India in the issue of digital energy transition and many other issues,” Krishnamurthy said while speaking about India’s G20 presidency and expectations.
The Indonesian Ambassador to India said, “We’re so looking forward to what India can do until the end of the presidency, which is in November.” She said that India put forward the principle of inclusivity in its presidency.
Krishnamurthy said that though there has been no consensus during the past meetings so far, “we should not lose any hopes and optimism that something will happen during the summit, because the past meetings cannot define what is going to be the result and outcome of the summit.”
Meanwhile, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar stated on Tuesday that India is attempting to incorporate concerns of the Global South into the G20 framework during its presidency. Jaishankar, who is visiting Uganda and Mozambique, spoke to members of Uganda’s Parliamentary Forum on Indian Affairs on Tuesday.
“We (India) are doing it differently in the sense that no other chair of G-20 made an effort to consult all the countries of the Global South and ask it saying, look, you are not on the table. So what is your interest, what are the things you want? What are your concerns that we can put on the table on your behalf? We went through this very, very detailed, very exhaustive exercise in the month of January,” he said.
The External Affairs Minister also stated that India intends to use its G20 presidency to refocus the influential forum on its mandate of global growth and development issues.