Leaders from the Group of 20 (G20) major economies kick off an annual summit meeting on Saturday to coordinate policy on food security, debt problems of vulnerable countries and climate action.
Here is a list of those attending and some key leaders who are skipping the meeting in the Indian capital, New Delhi.
Argentina’s President Alberto Fernandez
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese
Brazil’s President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
French President Emmanuel Macron
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Indonesian President Joko Widodo
Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa
South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan
U.S. President Joe Biden
European Union: President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and President of the European Council, Charles Michel
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi
Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth
Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte
Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu
India has expressed confidence that the meeting will finalise a declaration at this weekend’s summit with sources saying only the wording about the war in Ukraine had yet to be resolved.
Negotiators have been struggling for days to agree on the language because of differences over the war, hoping to get Russia and China on board to produce a communique that will also address pressing global problems like debt and climate change.
Editor Oloyede Oworu