Indonesia to deploy 12 warships to secure G20 Summit in Bali

Indonesia is hosting G20 this year. (Source: Health Ministry)

The G20 Summit will be held from November 15-16. G20 members consist of 19 countries and one region, namely Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, People’s Republic of China or China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Africa South, Turkey, UK, USA and European Union. Together, they represent 80 percent of the global GDP, 75 percent of global exports, and 60 percent of the world population.

Indonesia will also invite nine guest countries to give their views in priority discussions. They are Spain, Chair of the African Union, Chair of the African Union Development Agency-NEPAD (AU-NEPAD), Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the Netherlands, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Chair of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Chair of the Pacific Island Forum (PIF).

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In addition, 10 international organizations are also invited, namely the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Financial Stability Board (FSB), International Labour Organization (ILO), International Monetary Fund (IMF), Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), World Bank, World Health Organization (WHO), World Trade Organization (WTO), and United Nations (UN). (rr)