Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday addressed the Indian community at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France where he talked over a number of issues including the mandate of 2019 Lok Sabha polls, climate change and building a ‘New India’ that focuses on ease of doing business while ensuring ease of living. He also said that India will achieve most of the climate change goals set for 2030, in the next year and a half.
The PM also talked over the friendship between the two countries. “The relationship between India and France is hundreds-years old. Our friendship is not based on selfishness, but on solid ideals of ‘Liberty, Equality and Fraternity’,” he said. Talking about the BJP’s massive mandate in the recent Lok Sabha elections, the Prime Minister said, “I want to tell you that India is now surging ahead, the mandate we got is not merely for running a govt but for building a new India.”
He also said, “In new India, the way in which action is being taken against corruption, dynasty politics, loot of people’s money, terrorism, this has never happened before. Within 75 days of the new govt coming to power, we took many strong decisions.”
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PM Modi to get 'Order of Zayed', highest civilian decoration conferred by UAE
Highest National Award to PM Narendra Modi is a mark of a special relationship between India and UAE. In UAE, we think of India as a special great friend and a respected trusted partner - Sheikh Nahayan Bin Mubarak Al Nahayan, UAE Minister of Tolerance.
Highest National Award to PM #NarendraModi is a mark of special relationship between India and #UAE. In UAE, we think of India as a special great friend and a respected trusted partner - Sheikh Nahayan Bin Mubarak Al Nahayan, UAE Minister of Tolerance— All India Radio News (@airnewsalerts) August 23, 2019
Modi embarks for UAE from Paris
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday embarked for Abu Dhabi from here after successfully concluding his France tour during which he held bilateral meetings with President Emmanuel Macron and premier Edouard Philippe. Modi's visit to the UAE capital Abu Dhabi is part of his three-nation tour to France, UAE and Bahrain.
"India-France bilateral relations have gone from strength to strength. After the successful conclusion of the first leg of his 3-country visit, PM @narendramodi embarks for Abu Dhabi," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.
During his visit to the UAE, Modi will discuss bilateral, regional and international matters of mutual interest with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and also formally launch RuPay card to expand the network of cashless transactions abroad. He will also receive the 'Order of Zayed', the highest civilian decoration conferred by the UAE government. (PTI)
PM Modi has left for UAE, will return to Paris for G7 Summit
PM Modi has left for UAE from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris. He will return to Paris for G7 Summit, reports ANI.
France: Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves for United Arab Emirates (UAE) from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris. He will return to Paris for G7 Summit pic.twitter.com/CuFYwbXObJ— ANI (@ANI) August 23, 2019
PM inaugurates memorial in honour of victims of 2 Air India crashes in France
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated a memorial in the honour of the victims of two Air India crashes at the foothills of the Mont Blanc mountain in France in which several Indians, including Homi J Bhabha, regarded as the father of India's nuclear programme, were killed.
The memorial at Nid d'Aigle, at the foot of Mount Blanc, was dedicated to Bhabha and several other Indians who were among the passengers and crew of the two Air India planes that crashed in 1950 and 1966. (PTI)
People gave resounding mandate for building new India: PM Modi
While referring to 2019 Lok Sabha elections, PM Modi said the resounding mandate was not just for a government, but for building a 'New India' that focuses on ease of doing business while ensuring ease of living.
Addressing Indian community at the UNESCO headquarters here after inaugurating a memorial in honour of the victims of two Air India crashes in France in the 1950s and 1960s, Prime Minister Modi said in 'new India' action is being taken against corruption, nepotism, loot of people's money, terrorism. (PTI)
Banned triple talaq to give justice to Muslim women in new India: Modi
PM Modi said that his government did away with the practice of triple talaq "as injustice cannot be done to Muslim women in new India".
The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights of Marriage) Bill, 2019, which makes the practice of instant triple talaq a penal offence, and for which ordinances were issued three times, was cleared by Parliament in July this year.
New India would focus not only on Ease of Doing Business but also on Ease of Living: PM
This mandate is not only for running a government but for forming a 'New India'. Such new India will make the whole world proud of its prosperous civilisation and would lead the 21st century. This new India would focus on not only Ease of Doing Business but would also focus on Ease of Living: PM Modi
ये जनादेश सिर्फ एक सरकार चलाने के लिए नहीं, बल्कि नए भारत के निर्माण के लिए है।— PMO India (@PMOIndia) August 23, 2019
ऐसा नया भारत जिसकी समृद्ध सभ्यता और संस्कृति पर पूरे विश्व को गर्व हो, और जो 21वीं सदी को Lead करे।
ऐसा नया भारत जिसका focus Ease of Doing Business पर हो और जो Ease of Living भी सुनिश्चित करे: PM
'New India' will achieve most of climate change goals sets for 2030
Addressing a gathering at UNESCO HQ in Paris, Modi said India will achieve most of the climate change goals set for 2030, in the next year and a half. He said in 'New India', the government is dedicated towards tightening the noose on corruption, nepotism, loot of public money and terrorism. (PTI)
People gave a resounding mandate to our govt for building 'New India': Modi
While addressing the Indian community in Paris, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said: People gave a resounding mandate to our govt for building 'New India'. He said India is moving fast on the path of development. (PTI)
PM Narendra Modi addresses Indians at UNESCO
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