- The Washington Times - Thursday, April 2, 2009

A list of the major G-20 participants:

Argentina _ President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, Foreign Affairs Minister Jorge Taiana, Economy Minister Carlos Fernandez, and Central Bank Head Martin Redrado.

Australia _ Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.

Brazil _ President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Finance Minister Guido Mantega, Foreign Minister Celso Amorim, Central Bank President Henrique Meirelles.

Britain _ Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Chancellor Alistair Darling.

Canada _ Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty.

China _ President Hu Jintao, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, Finance Minister Xie Xuren, People’s Bank of China governor Zhou Xiaochuan.

European Union _ European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, EU Trade Commissioner Catherine Ashton and Mirek Topolanek, President of European Council and Prime Minister of The Czech Republic.

France _ President Nicolas Sarkozy and Finance Minister Christine Lagarde.

Germany _ Chancellor Angela Merkel, Finance Minister Peer Steinbrueck.

India _ Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Deputy Chairman of India’s Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia.

Indonesia _ President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Foreign Minister Hassan Wirajuda.

Italy _ Premier Silvio Berlusconi, Finance Minister Giulio Tremonti.

Japan _ Prime Minister Taro Aso, Finance Minister Kaoru Yosano.

Mexico _ President Felipe Calderon, Treasury Secretary Agustin Carstens.

Russia _ President Dmitry Medvedev.

Saudi Arabia _ King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud.

South Africa _ President Kgalema Motlanthe, Foreign Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Finance Minister Trevor Manuel, National Treasury Director-General, Lesetja Kganyago.

South Korea _ President Lee Myung-bak, Foreign Minister Yu Myung-hwan, Finance Minister Yoon Jeung-hyun.

Turkey _ Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, State Minister Mehmet Simsek.

United States _ President Barack Obama.

Others

_Mario Draghi, chairman of the Financial Stability Forum.

_Dominique Strauss-Kahn, managing director of the International Monetary Fund.

_Jan Peter Balkenende, prime minister of the Netherlands.

_Meles Zenawi, chair of NEPAD (New Partnership for Africa’s Development) and prime minister of Ethiopia.

_Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, Spanish prime minister.

_Ban Ki-moon, secretary-general of the United Nations.

_Robert Zoellick, president of the World Bank.

_Pascal Lamy, director-general of the World Trade Organization.

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