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Assam CM interacts with UK PM Sunak during G20 dinner hosted by President Murmu in Delhi

First Published: 10th September, 2023 8:38 IST

Sarma also met Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong during the dinner for G20 delegates at Bharat Mandapam.

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday interacted with UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during the G20 dinner hosted by President Murmu in the national capital on Saturday.

“CM Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma attended the dinner hosted by the President of Bharat for the esteemed delegates of the G20 summit at Bharat Mandapam, New Delhi,” the Chief Minister Office of Assam wrote on X (formerly known as Twitter).

“CM interacted with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom,” tweets Assam CMO,” the post said.

Moreover, Sarma also met Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong during the dinner for G20 delegates at Bharat Mandapam.

“HCM Dr @himantabiswa met the Hon’ble Prime Minister of Singapore during the dinner for G20 delegates at Bharat Mandapam,” Assam CMO wrote on X.

“HCM had a cordial interaction on various ongoing partnerships between the Government of Assam and the Republic of Singapore,” the post added.

Meanwhile, CM also expressed his gratitude to PM Modi, President Murmu and the organising team for choosing Assam’s art to send a global message of humanity.

“During the G20 dinner hosted at Bharat Mandapam, I was deeply moved by the showcase of Assam’s rich culture to the global audience. The inclusion of Srimanta Sankardev’s Borgeet – Suna Suna Re Sura – and Dr. Bhupen Hazarika’s Bistirno Parore in the musical repertoire for esteemed dignitaries beautifully conveyed the message of humanism,” CM wrote on X.

“My heartfelt gratitude to Hon’ble President, Hon’ble PM, and the entire organizing team for this thoughtful recognition of our state’s cultural heritage,” he added, sharing some pictures of the event.

A total of 170 guests are on the list of special invitees to the G20 dinner hosted by President Murmu in the national capital.

The event’s host, President Murmu, Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar with his wife Sudesh Dhankhar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former President Ram Nath Kovind, and former Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu joined the dinner party.

Apart from foreign leaders and heads of delegates, Chief ministers of all the states, cabinet, and state ministers, secretaries in the Central government, and other distinguished guests have been invited to the gala dinner.

The G20 World Leaders Summit is being held from September 9 to 10 in New Delhi.

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