Obama Touches Down In Antalya For G20 Summit

US President Barack Obama arrived at Antalya International airport, Sunday morning, ahead of the G20 summit taking place in the city between 15 and 16 of November. Leaders of the Group of Twenty (G20) are due to gather in Antalya from Sunday, November 1, to 16.

Turkey’s Mediterranean city of Antalya is ready to host the world leaders during the G20 Leaders’ Summit that takes place on November 15 and 16. United States President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Saudi Arabia King Salman Bin Abdulaziz and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are among the leaders in Antalya.

The summit will be held under the auspices of the Turkish presidency of the G20 at the Regnum Carya Hotel Convention Center. It will bring together 13,000 officials and delegates from member countries, About 3,000 journalists are expected from around the world to follow the summit. World leaders are arrived at Antalya has startied from November 14.

The G20 Leaders’ Summit in Antalya will contribute a great deal to tourism in 2016 and is expected to bring 200 million euros (US$215 million) to the country’s economy. Before the summit, about 60 minister meetings and events have been arranged in different provinces around the country as a part of the G-20 presidency. In the aftermath of the summit, Turkey will have hosted 60,000 foreign visitors in the G-20 events.