G20’s first Infrastructure Working Group meeting to be held in Pune

The first G20 Infrastructure Working Group meeting under G20 India Presidency will be held on 16-17 January in Pune, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement.

The meeting will be hosted by the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, along with Australia and Brazil as the co-chairs.

The G20 Infrastructure Working Group deliberates on various aspects of infrastructure investments, including developing infrastructure as an asset class; promoting quality infrastructure investment; and identifying innovative instruments for mobilising financial resources for infrastructure investment. The outcomes of the Infrastructure Working Group feed into the G20 Finance Track priorities and promote infrastructure development, it added.

In the Pune meeting, discussions will focus on the agenda for the Infrastructure Working Group under the Indian presidency. The flagship priority to be discussed in this meeting is “Financing Cities of Tomorrow: Inclusive, Resilient and Sustainable”.