On July 16, the Union Finance Minister of India posted a striking photo of women from top international organizations and nations posing for the camera. In response to the image, PM Modi said it was a “very inspiring click” today.
Nirmala Sitharaman is pictured alongside Kristalina Georgieva, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Chrystia Freeland, deputy prime minister and minister of finance of Canada, Gita Gopinath, deputy managing director of the IMF, Janet Yellen, and Sri Mulyani, minister of finance of Indonesia.
Alongside the third G20 FMCBGs conference held in Gandhinagar under the Indian G20 Presidency, Sitharaman and Yellen met on Monday.
In response to the image, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said it was a “very inspiring click” today. “Very inspiring click, highlighting the crucial role women play in determining the future of our world,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted.
Speaking during a news briefing, Sitharaman noted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent state visit to the US last month and his conversation with the US President strengthened and energized the US-India partnership.
The leaders talked about concerns like bolstering multilateral development banks and utilizing the advantages offered by digital assets. Speaking during a news briefing, Sitharaman noted that PM Modi’s recent state visit to the US last month and his meeting with the US President strengthened and energized the US-India partnership.
“Our conversations demonstrate India and the United States’ dedication to aggressively advancing the G20 agenda. And among them are addressing crucial global issues like bolstering multilateral development banks, coordinating climate action, facilitating agreement on unresolvable problems related to the rising debt of low- and middle-income countries, and taking advantage of opportunities presented by crypto-assets and digital public infrastructure for financial inclusion, according to the finance minister.
Furthermore, she stated, “I look forward to advancing our common goals through development cooperation and new investment opportunities through different financing platforms for renewable energy.”
She added that India & the United States of America take an active role in fruitful talks because of their shared commitment to multilateralism, rules-based international order, and democratic ideals.
The finance minister said, “These interactions show our shared commitment to building a strong partnership and maximizing the potential for growth and prosperity.