African Union Granted Permanent Membership in G20 at Delhi Summit

PM Modi announced at the G20 summit in New Delhi that the African Union would become a permanent member.

Modi's inaugural remarks confirmed that the African Union's permanent membership had been agreed upon.

It signifies a significant achievement for India's G20 presidency.

Senegal's President Macky Sall initially proposed the African Union's inclusion in the G20 in July 2022.

It gained support from China, the United States, and other countries over time.

The G20 leaders, including special guests, were welcomed by Modi against the backdrop of the Konark Temple Wheel.