Update: Sep 25, 2021 10:14 PM STI
new York [US], September 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that expanding the global value chain is important because COVID-19 has taught the world that the global economy should be more diversified now.
Addressing the 76th session of the UNGA on Saturday, the prime minister said there was a need to secure technology with democratic values.
“Today we understand the importance of technology for humans, but in a changing world there is a need to secure technology with democratic values. India’s democratic values inspire doctors, innovators, engineers, Indian managers living in different parts of the world to continue working for the benefit of mankind, “he said.
“We have seen it in the Covid pandemic. COVID-19 has taught the world that the global economy should be more diversified now. For this, the expansion of the global value chain is important. Our Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan is inspired by that feeling, ”he said. added.
Speaking further, Prime Minister Modi said: “For global industrial diversification, India becomes a democratic and trusted partner. In this campaign, India has established better coordination between economy and ecology.”
He covered a wide range of issues in his speech at the UNGA and called on the international community to speak in unison to strengthen the rules-based world order.
“To strengthen the rules-based world order, the international community must speak in unison. The broad consensus reached during India’s presidency of the Security Council shows the world the way forward in maritime security,” a- he declared.
Prime Minister Modi highlighted the flagship projects of his government including Ayushmann Bharat, Prime Minister Awas Yojana and Prime Minister Jan Dhan Yojana and underlined the principle of “Antyodaya”.
He said that India is now moving forward on the path of integrated development with the “Antyodaya” principle.
Stressing that the “faith of the country is to serve the people,” the Prime Minister invited the world’s vaccine manufacturers to come and manufacture vaccines in India.
He also informed that India has developed the first DNA vaccine, which can be given to people over 12 years old.
Prime Minister Modi stressed that despite limited resources, “India is aggressively working on the development and manufacture of vaccines.”
He said India is known as the mother of democracy, adding that “our diversity is the identity of our strong democracy”.
The Prime Minister arrived in New York on Friday evening for the final leg of the visit to the United States. He left Washington on Friday after a bilateral meeting with US President Joe Biden and after attending the Quad Summit.
Prime Minister Modi arrived in Washington on Wednesday for a three-day visit to the country, his first beyond the neighborhood since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Prime Minister also held bilateral meetings with US Vice President Kamala Harris and his Australian and Japanese counterparts Scott Morrison and Yoshihide Suga during his visit. (ANI)