India proposes for development of voluntary ‘G-20 Principles on Coordinated Cross-Border Movement of People’

At the G20 Foreign Ministers’ Extraordinary Meeting held on September 3, External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar proposed for the development of voluntary ‘G-20 Principles on Coordinated Cross-Border Movement of People’.

Taking it to the micro-blogging site Twitter, Mr. Jaishankar said, “Participated at G20 Foreign Ministers` Extraordinary Meeting. To facilitate more cross-border movement of people, proposed that we standardise-testing procedures and universal acceptability of test results, quarantine procedures and movement and transit protocols.” India further called on the governments across the world to ensure protection of interests of foreign students and facilitate movement of stranded seafarers back to their home country.

The current G20 Chair, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia convened the virtual meeting of the G20 which was chaired by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Prince Faisal Bin Farhan Al-Saud.

Photo Credit : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subrahmanyam_Jaishankar#/media/File:Minister_Jaishankar_(48823162971)_(cropped).jpg

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