Several high-ranking business executives, including Gautam Adani and Mukesh Ambani, will not be attending a special G20 Summit dinner on Saturday evening. The government’s announcement comes after it was reported that roughly 500 prominent businesspeople had been invited to the event held at the brand-new $300 million venue in the shape of tultule.
The PIB Fact Check social media handle tweeted, “This is not true. No business leaders have been invited to the dinner.”
According to official sources cited by Reuters, the dinner was intended to unite India’s stars at the leaders’ summit, with 500 businessmen including N Chandrasekaran, Kumar Mangalam Birla, and Sunil Mittal being invited.
Ahead of the G20 Summit 2023, Delhi Police has reported that its website is offline due to cyber threats.
On Saturday, the national capital commenced receiving foreign representatives and leaders from all over the world. The G20 Summit will take place at the International Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre complex in the Pragati Maidan area from September 9 to 10. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had inaugurated this complex on July 26th of this year.
Following the first day of the Summit, President Droupadi will be hosting a grand dinner at Bharat Mandapam with participation from world leaders including US President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, Canadian Prime minister Justin Trudeau and Japanese Prime Minster Fumio Kishida.
The PTI report, which cited sources, revealed that the guests would be served a specially-made menu that was tailored to coincide with the Indian monsoon delicacies. It added that they would receive personalized silverware for the ceremonial dinner.
(With the assistance of agencies)