Birla said he hopes to have fruitful and constructive discussions on issues of global importance during the summit.
“Arrived at Palazzo Madama, Senate of the Italian Republic for the inaugural session of the 7th Summit of G20 Speakers of Parliament # P20. I hope to have fruitful and constructive discussions on issues of global importance,” Birla tweeted.
Arrived at #PalazzoMadama, Senate of the Republic of Italy for the inaugural session of the 7th Parliament of the G20… https://t.co/LBOsHYPqhL
– Om Birla (@ombirlakota) 1633597623000
An eight-member Indian parliamentary delegation, including Lok Sabha chairman Om Birla, Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh, and secretaries general from both houses of parliament, are expected to attend the summit.
Previous sources in Parliament have told ANI that the summit is expected to discuss various issues, including the response to the social and employment crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Duarte Pacheco, President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), will address the Summit during the opening session and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi will be the keynote speaker.
“The Seventh G-20 Speakers’ Summit will also discuss restarting economic growth in terms of environmental, social and economic sustainability and ‘sustainability and food security after the Covid-19 pandemic’,” sources added.