3-day G20 meeting on Finance Track gets under way in Bengaluru

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The G20 delegates were given a traditional welcome.

BENGALURU: The delegates of the G20 finance meeting, who have arrived in Bengaluru, were given a traditional welcome at a private resort on the outskirts of the city. Bengaluru is hosting the first G20 Finance and Central Bank Deputies (FCBD) meeting from December 13 to 15.

Gita Gopinath, Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, who arrived in Bengaluru on Monday, tweeted saying, “Landed in Bengaluru for G20 meetings and to a traditional welcome! Looking forward to productive engagements.”

The G20 delegates are put up at a private resort on the outskirts of Bengaluru.

The meeting, being hosted jointly by the Ministry of Finance and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), marks the start of deliberations on the Finance Track agenda among the G20 member nations.

The G20 Finance Track, led by finance ministers and central bank governors of the G20 countries, will focus on economic and financial issues, the ministry noted. The first meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors will be held in Bengaluru between February 23 and 25, a statement said.

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