PM Modi inaugurates 9th G20 Parliamentary Speakers’ Summit, says ‘It’s time for peace’

The 2-day P-20 summit was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday in Delhi.

After the G-20 Summit, the two-day P-20 summit was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 13 in Delhi. This conference is being organized at India International Convention and Expo Center ‘Yashobhoomi’ located in Dwarka, Delhi. PM Narendra Modi, while addressing the ninth P20 summit in Delhi, said that this summit is the Mahakumbh of parliamentary practices of the world.

Presiding officers from 25 countries and 10 deputy speakers from G20 member countries participated in the program. However, Canadian Speaker Raymonde Gagne did not attend the program amid the Khalistan controversy. Prime Minister Modi said at the summit of Speakers of the Parliament and Parliamentary delegations of G20 countries that during the G20 presidency, activities continued to take place in India throughout the year, and India’s success in landing on the lunar surface further increased the celebration.


Making a strong attack on terrorism at the P20 summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that there is a need to work together to deal with terrorism. War cannot benefit anyone. The world is facing crises. This is the time for everyone’s welfare. Terrorism is a threat to humanity. Terrorism will have to be dealt with strictly. It is very sad that we cannot agree on a definition of terrorism. Terrorism is a big challenge for the world.

PM Modi said, “A world full of conflicts and conflicts cannot benefit anyone. A divided world cannot provide solutions to the challenges facing us. This is a time for peace and brotherhood, a time to walk together, a time to move forward together. This is the time for everyone’s development and welfare.”

At the 9th G20 Parliamentary Chairs Summit (P20), Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “India has been using EVMs for more than 25 years to increase transparency and efficiency during elections. In 2024, during the general elections, around 100 crore or 1 billion voters are going to cast their votes. I invite all delegates to come to India to witness the next general elections.”

Speaking at the ninth P20 summit in Delhi, PM Modi said, “In India, general elections are considered the biggest festival. Since independence, India has seen 17 general elections and more than 300 state assembly elections. “India not only organizes the biggest elections, but also participates in it.” People are continuously growing. The 2019 general election in India was the largest electoral exercise in human history. More than 600 million voters participated in this exercise. The 70% turnout in the 2019 elections reflects people’s confidence in parliamentary practices in India. In 2019, more than 600 political parties participated in the general elections.

What is P-20 summit? 

The P20 summit is linked to the G20. Presiding officers of parliamentarians of all the countries included in G20 attend this meeting. Here, P means Parliament. Apart from this, the presiding officer of the invited country also participates. Under the chairmanship of the Parliament of India, MPs from 20 countries will discuss various issues. Every year, the P20 meeting is organized after the G20 meeting. This time India is hosting it. The theme of the ninth summit of this P20 is ‘Parliament for One Earth, One Family, One Future’.