New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday will attend the 15th G-20 Summit, which will be held on November 21 and 22. The theme of the virtual summit is "Realising the Opportunities of 21st Century for All”.

Anurag Srivastava, Spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), said that PM Modi will be attending the virtual G-20 Summit at the invitation of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia.

"PM Narendra Modi will be attending the 15th G-20 summit at the invitation of the king of Saudi Arabia. The summit will be held on November 21 and November 22 in a virtual format," he said.

He further said during the last extraordinary leaders' summit held in March 2020 the "leaders developed a timely understanding among the G20 countries to help contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic" and "forge a globally coordinated response".

“The focus of the upcoming G20 Summit will be on an inclusive, resilient, and sustainable recovery from the COVID-19. During the G 20 Summit, the leaders will discuss pandemic preparedness and the ways and means to restore jobs. The leaders will also share their vision for building an inclusive, sustainable, and resilient future,” the MEA stated.

"India will enter the G20 troika (a three-member country committee chaired by the current summit presidency) along with Saudi Arabia when Italy will take over the G20 presidency on December 1," he added.