New Delhi, September 8: The G20 Summit in this weekend in New Delhi will draw some of the most important and powerful figures in the world. At one of the most significant international events of the year, US President Joe Biden, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, and other leaders of state will debate geopolitical concerns, economic slowdowns, and rising food and energy costs. G20 Summit 2023: From Deployment of 50,000 Security Personnel to Round-the-Clock Surveillance, How Delhi Has Turned Into Fortress as India Hosting World Leaders. 

Here is a List of Attendees and Those Who Will Not be Present at G20 Summit 2023

Confirmed G20 Participants

  1. Joe Biden has stated that he will attend the G20 Summit and is now en route to New Delhi. Biden plans to talk on the social effects of the conflict in Ukraine, the transition to sustainable energy, the battle against climate change, and boosting the ability of multilateral banks to combat poverty.
  2. On his first official visit to India as prime minister of Britain, Rishi Sunak will take part in the Summit in New Delhi.
  3. Japan's Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, has confirmed his presence and, as the G7's current chair. The latter is anticipated to spearhead condemnation of Russia over the conflict in Ukraine.
  4. The G20 Summit will be held in India on September 9 and 10, according to Justin Trudeau's office, who is presently in Indonesia.
  5. The meeting will be attended by French President Emmanuel Macron, who is also scheduled to meet with PM Modi in private on the sidelines.
  6. Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese will take part in the summit as part of a three-nation visit that also covers India, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
  7. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, who will be in New Delhi, has stated that the summit is still crucial despite the absence of Russia and China.
  8. The president of South Korea, Yoon Suk Yeol, is expected to implore summit participants to retaliate against North Korea's nuclear and missile provocations.
  9. Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa and Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will also attend the summit.

Who Will be Absent? 

  1. One of the Summit's most noticeable absences will be Xi Jinping. Li Qiang, the Premier of The State Council of China, will serve as the delegation's leader while he is away. Since the first G20 summit was held in 2008, this will be the first time a Chinese president has skipped one.
  2. This year, Vladimir Putin will also skip the G20 Summit. The Russian President is the subject of an arrest order from the International Criminal Court (ICC) on charges of war crimes committed in Ukraine, which the Kremlin vehemently contests. He now runs the possibility of being detained while travelling overseas. Sergei Lavrov, the foreign minister of Russia, will represent the nation in New Delhi. G20 Summit 2023: Traffic Curbs Come Into Force in Delhi, Police Urge People To Use Metro. 
  3. The president of Spain, Pedro Sanchez, declared that he will be unable to attend the G20 Summit after testing positive for COVID-19 on Thursday.
  4. The president of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, will not be present at the major event.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Sep 08, 2023 01:46 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website