For those of you who don’t know, India is currently hosting the G20 Summit. The G20 summit is an intergovernmental convention that addresses global issues like climate change, sustainable development, and international economic stability. Since India is the host, it organised a special dinner on Monday, the 30th of January. Organised especially for the foreign G20 delegates who travelled all the way specifically for the summit, the dinner had a variety of Indian and Asian food.
G20 Delegates Relish Delicious Indian And Asian Food
In the list of things that India is known for, food is on top. The gala dinner held on Monday ensured that the foreign delegates would get to experience the diversity of Indian cuisine. Dishes like saag murg, nihari gosht, aloo bukhara kofta, and much more.
The dinner also had a millets section which featured delicious dishes like bajra kofta. Apart from these delicious Indian dishes, the dinner also consisted of non-Indian Asian food like sushi. This was to ensure that the diverse palates assembled at the dinner would be satisfied.
The dinner also hosted an amazing cultural event that showcased the diverse music and dance native to India. It featured performances like Bharatnatyam, Kathak, Bhangda and Giddha, Ghoomar and Phag, Sirmouri Nati, etc.
About The G20 Summit
This auspicious dinner was held in Chandigarh at the Sukhna Lake Club. The cultural programs began in the evening at 7 PM. The G20 stands for ‘group of 20’ governments comprising 19 countries and the European Union. These 20 governments run the world’s largest economies and India is one of those.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the President and Chairman of the G20 summit for this year. The presidency of the G20 summits keeps on rotating each year. The presidency spans from the 1st of December to the 30th of November of the following year.
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