PM Modi to inaugurate 9th G20 Parliamentary Speakers' Summit, P-20 on 13th October

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 9th G20 Parliamentary Speakers' Summit, P-20 in New Delhi on 13th October. The two-day P-20 Summit will be held at the newly constructed India International Convention and Expo Center, Yashobhoomi, in Dwarka.

 Within the G20, Parliament 20 (P20) is an engagement group headed by the Parliamentary speakers of G20 countries and it aims at bringing a parliamentary dimension to global governance. The main theme of the P20 this year is Parliament for One Earth, One Family, One Future. 

 Briefing the media in New Delhi today about the summit, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said, 25 speakers, 10 Deputy Speakers along with 50 members of Parliament among others will participate in this global event. He added that the president of the Pan African Parliament will participate in the G20 event for the first time in India. Mr. Birla informed that four sessions have been planned for the summit. He said that the inaugural session will be on the power of democracy. The Speaker also said there will be an in-depth discussion on climate change at this summit along with topics related to health, education, agriculture, and energy.

 A pre-summit event namely Parliamentary Forum on LiFE (Lifestyle for Environment) will be held on 12th of this month. An exhibition namely Mother of Democracy will also be organized at the venue of the summit to highlight India's ancient and participative democratic traditions. 


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