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IT Central Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad is to attend G20 Digital Ministers Meet 2020. This G20 meet will held virtually due to pandemic.

Saudi Arabia hosted, The Digital Economy Ministers Meeting. The Saudi Arabia lead G20 Digital Ministers Meet. G20 meet theme are

Theme: Realizing Opportunities of the 21st century for all

In G20, the Information Technology ministers representing the G20 member will discuss the following

  • Empowering people by creating conditions where all people especially the youth and women can live, work and thrive.
  • Safeguard the planet by fostering collective efforts to protect our global commons.
  • To shape new frontiers by adopting long term strategies and share innovation and technological advancements.

G20

In sequence to achieve world economic growth, G20 countries contributing more than 80 per cent of world GDP came together in 2008 for international economic cooperation.

The world leaders met at Pittsburg (City in California). They held Summit on Financial Markets and world Economy. There are 19 countries and the European Union. It is now known as G20 Summit.

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