Indonesian calls, messages at G7 Summit

(This is) especially (regarding) investment opportunities in the clean energy sector in Indonesia, including the development of an electric car and lithium battery ecosystem

The G7, originally G8, was set up in 1975 as an informal forum bringing together leaders of the world’s leading industrial nations.

The annual G7 summits have, over the years, developed into a platform for determining the course of multilateral discourse and shaping political responses to global challenges.

It complements the role of the G20, which is widely regarded as a framework for ongoing global economic coordination.

The summit gathers leaders from the European Union and countries: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

This year, Germany takes over the G7 Presidency and hosts the 48th G7 summit held on June 26-28, 2022, in Schloss Elmau.

In addition to inviting G7 member countries, Germany invited Indonesia to attend the G7 Summit in the capacity of partner country and as G20 President.

On Monday afternoon local time (UTC+1), Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) arrived at the venue of the 48th G7 Summit in Schloss Elmau, Germany, and was welcomed by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.

During the official welcoming session by the chancellor, Jokowi was present with the leaders of G7 partner countries, including Argentine President Alberto Fernandez, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Senegalese President Macky Sall, and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Furthermore, during the photo session, he posed for a picture accompanied by the German chancellor and United States President Joe Biden.

All heads of government attended two sessions of the G7 meeting.

Source: ANTARA
Editor: Fardah Assegaf