Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has talked at the G20 University Connect Finale at Bharat Mandapam, Delhi, on Tuesday. Modi talked about the diplomatic and scientific achievements of India in the last month.
Modi said that India’s diplomacy reached new heights in the last one month and that due to the country’s efforts, six more countries have joined the BRICS community. He also appreciated the successful implementation of Chandrayaan-3 mission, which ranked India the fourth country to land on the Moon.
He also said how the whole world heard when India made a noise that the country is on the Moon. “…This Bharat Mandapam was buzzing with activity two weeks ago. This Bharat Mandapam had become a vibrant place. I am happy that in the same Bharat Mandapam, my future Bharat is here. The world is amazed at the level at which India hosted the G20. But I am not amazed…Do you know why? When youth like you take charge of making an event successful, it becomes successful,” Modi said while giving congratulations to the youngsters for making the G20 Summit a successful and vibrant event.
Modi conducted meetings with 85 leaders all over the world in the last 30 days in the backdrop of the polarized international environment. He talked about how Saudi Arabia will be investing 100 billion dollars in India. He mentioned how it was not easy for several countries to come on one platform. He encouraged youngsters to take inspiration from the achievements of the country and work towards the development of a better future for India and the world.
At the G20 University Connect Finale, PM Narendra Modi made the following remarks,
1) “You saw the first session of Parliament in the new Parliament building. The first Bill that was passed in the new Parliament building filled the entire country with pride. Through ‘Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam’, Parliament happily accepted women-led development…”
2) “I am amazed that these days I am facing an allegation that ‘Modi is sending people to jail’. You tell me, where should a person, who steals country’s assets, go? They should be in the jail, but some people are perturbed with this.”
3) “Today, we (India) are world’s fastest growing economy. We became world’s fifth largest economy from tenth largest in a record time”.
Meanwhile, Modi wished the former Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh who celebrated his 91st birthday on 26 September today. Taking to X (formerly Twitter) PM Modi wrote, “Birthday wishes to former PM Dr Manmohan Singh Ji. I pray for his long life and good health.”
Manmohan Singh was the 13th Prime Minister of India who served the term from 2004 to 2014. He was the longest-serving Prime Minister after Indira Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also wished Manmohan Singh and wrote on social media, “Former Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh ji’s integrity, unwavering commitment to nation-building and economic upliftment of the masses will always be an inspiration to me. Wishing him good health and happiness on his birthday.”