Over 40 delegations are expected to attend the meeting to be held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Centre in New Delhi
The G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting (FMM) which will take place in physical format from March 1-2, 2023 in New Delhi under India's Presidency is "one of the largest gatherings of foreign ministers hosted by any G20 Presidency," Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra has said.

Addressing a special media briefing on Monday, Foreign Secretary Kwatra said over 40 delegations are expected to attend the meeting which will be held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Centre.

These include the G20 members – Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, European Union, France, Germany, India as host, Indonesia both as immediate past president and ASEAN chair, Italy, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, UK, and the US.

India has invited nine nations as guest countries to the G20 during its presidency. Foreign Ministers from these countries – Bangladesh, Egypt, Mauritius, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Singapore, Spain and the UAE – will attend the meeting.

Additionally, representatives from 13 international organisations are also set to attend the G20 FMM.

“Surely, it is one of the largest gatherings of the Foreign Ministers hosted by any G20 Presidency that we would be privileged to host," said Foreign Secretary Kwatra.

While a gala dinner is being organised for the participants on Wednesday, discussions at the G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting will be held on Thursday.

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will be chairing two sessions of the meeting.

According to Foreign Secretary Kwatra, the first session will focus on multilateralism, issues related to food and energy security, and development cooperation. The second session will focus on four or five other key issues including new and emerging threats including counting terrorism and narcotics, global skill mapping, global talent pool, and Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief issues.