India to host G20 in 2022

One of the world's fastest growing economies, India will host the annual G20 summit in 2022, coinciding with the country's 75th anniversary of Independence.

Prime minister Narendra Modi made the announcement at the closing ceremony of the 13th G20 summit in Buenos Aires on December 1, 2018.

He tweeted:

In 2022 India completes 75 years since Independence. In that special year, India looks forward to welcoming the world to the G-20 Summit! Come to India, the world's fastest growing large economy! Know India’s rich history and diversity, and experience the warm Indian hospitality.
Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 1, 2018


Modi tweeted earlier:

Addressed the first session of the G-20 Summit. Shared my views on the need to focus on empowerment of women, ways to boost economic growth and highlighted India's efforts such as Jan Dhan Yojana, Mudra Yojana and Start up India that are aimed at furthering all-round development. pic.twitter.com/9PJHCHH5BH
Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 30, 2018


G20 members are currently comprised of Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the European Union, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the UK, and the United States.