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India to host G-20 summit in 2022

Press Trust of India  |  Buenos Aires 

has announced that will host the annual summit in 2022, coinciding with the country's 75th

made the announcement at the closing ceremony of the two-day Summit here Saturday.

He thanked for allowing to play the host. was to host the international forum in 2022.

"In 2022 completes 75 years since Independence. In that special year, India looks forward to welcoming the world to the Summit! Come to India, the world's fastest growing large economy! Know India's rich history and diversity, and experience the warm Indian hospitality," tweeted after making the announcement.

The G-20 is a grouping of the world's 20 major economies.

G-20 members comprise 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 US.

"Playing hosts in 2022! At the concluding session of #G20Argentina, PM @narendramodi announced that coinciding with our 75th anniversary of independence, India will host the #G20Summit in 2022," tweeted.

Collectively, the G-20 economies account for nearly 90 per cent of the gross world product, 80 per cent of world trade, two-thirds of the world population, and approximately half of the world land area.

is a permanent guest invitee.

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 10:25 IST