Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to get another award on Friday i.e. today. Indeed, the Prime Minister will be awarded the Cambridge Energy Research Associates Week (Seravić) Global Energy and Environmental Leadership Award today. He is being given this honor for his commitment to sustainability in the energy and the environment.
Significantly, the Seravić Conference is held in Houston every year in March. It is counted among the world's foremost energy forums. The special thing is that Prime Minister Modi will attend this function through video conferencing, where he will also give a speech. This conference is being organized for the first time in a completely virtual manner.
The conference will also be attended by US Presidential Envoy John Kerry, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Co-President and Breakthrough Energy founder Bill Gates, and Saudi Aramco CEO Amin Nassar.
Prime Minister is being honored to take care of the world's energy needs
The organizer of the event, IHS Market Vice-Chairman and Chairman of the Conference Daniel Yergin have said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been honored with this award for his continuous efforts in India's leadership to meet the energy needs of the country and the world. It is a pleasure to have.
It is noteworthy that Seravić was founded by Dr. Daniel Yergin in 1983. Since its inception, Seravić is held in Harueston every year in March. It is counted among the world's leading energy forums. This year, the event is being held digitally from March 1 to 5.
The Seravić Global Energy and Environment Leadership Award were instituted in 2016. The award is given for committed leadership in the field of global energy and the environment.
Swedish summit will be held with Swedish counterpart Stephen Lofven
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a digital summit on Friday with his Swedish counterpart Stephen Lofven and during this time the two leaders will exchange views on all aspects of bilateral relations, as well as regional and global issues.
According to a statement released from the Prime Minister's Office, the two leaders will also discuss issues related to strengthening mutual cooperation after Kovid-19. This will be the fifth dialogue between the two leaders after 2015.
"India and Sweden have deep and friendly relations based on shared values of democracy, independence, pluralism, and a rules-based international border," the statement said. There is close cooperation between the two countries in the fields of trade and investment, innovation, science, and technology as well as research and development. '
PM visited Stockholm in 2018
About 250 Swedish companies are actively working in the fields of health and life sciences, auto industry, clean technology, defense, heavy machinery, and equipment. There are also about 75 Indian companies operating in Sweden.
The statement said that during the summit, the two leaders will exchange views on regional and global issues in addition to all dimensions of bilateral relations. At the same time, issues related to strengthening mutual cooperation after Kovid-19 will also be discussed.
Prime Minister Modi visited Stockholm in 2018. Sweden's Prime Minister Löfven visited in 2016.