PM Modi UNGA Address: The soil of Afghanistan should not be used to spread terrorism: PM Modi
Addressing the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that it is very important to ensure that the soil of Afghanistan is not used for spreading terrorism and terrorist attacks. We also have to be careful there that no country tries to use delicate situations as a tool for its selfishness. At this time the people of Afghanistan need help from the women, children, and minority population there. In this, we have to fulfill our responsibility.
Pakistan targeted for terrorism
Hitting out at Pakistan over terrorism, Prime Minister Modi said that with regressive thinking, countries which are using terrorism as a political tool, have to understand that terrorism is equally a threat to them. The danger of regressive thinking and extremism is increasing in front of the world today. In these circumstances, the whole world has to make science-based, rational, and progressive thinking the basis of development.
We use Ocean Resources do not abuse
Targeting China without naming it, PM Modi said that our seas are also our common heritage, so we have to keep in mind that we use ocean resources and not abuse them. Our seas are also the lifeline of international trade. We have to protect them from the race of expansion and exclusion.
PM Modi said on Corona vaccination
Regarding the corona vaccination, Prime Minister Modi said that India's vaccine delivery platform Kovin is providing digital assistance to administer crores of vaccine doses in a single day. I would like to inform UNGA that India has developed the world's first DNA vaccine, which can be administered to all people above the age of 12 years. Scientists in India are also engaged in the development of a nasal vaccine. Realizing its obligation towards humanity, India has once again started giving vaccines to the needy of the world. I also invite vaccine manufacturers from all over the world today to come and make vaccines in India.
#WATCH | Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. He will address the 76th session of the UN General Assembly shortly. pic.twitter.com/Cgw4qbdAkp— ANI (@ANI) September 25, 2021
We have a great tradition of thousands of years of democracy
Prime Minister Modi said that he represents the country that has the pride of Mother of Democracy. We have a great tradition of democracy spanning thousands of years. On this 15th August, India entered its 75th year of independence. Our diversity is the hallmark of our strong democracy. A country in which there are dozens of languages, hundreds of dialects, different lifestyles, and food habits. This is an example of Vibrant Democracy. On the occasion of 75 years of independence, India is going to launch 75 satellites made by Indian students into space.
The world is facing the biggest pandemic in 100 years
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, said that it is the strength of India's democracy that a small child who once used to help his father at the tea stall of a railway station, today became the Prime Minister of India for the fourth time. addressing the UNGA. Prime Minister Modi said about the corona epidemic that for the last one and a half years, the whole world is facing the biggest epidemic in 100 years. I pay homage to all those who lost their lives in such a terrible pandemic and extend my condolences to the families. The corona pandemic has taught the world that the global economy must now become more diversified. At the beginning of the speech, he congratulated Abdullah Shahid for taking over as the President.
Polluted water is a big problem not only for India but for the whole world.
Prime Minister Modi said that polluted water is a big problem not only for India but for the whole world. To counter this challenge, we are undertaking a massive campaign to provide clean, drinking water to over 170 million households across India. Every sixth person in the world is an Indian. India's progress will accelerate global growth. When India grows, the world will grow. When India reforms, the world changes.
Many questions are being raised on the UN today.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, also spoke about the expansion of the United Nations. He said that if the United Nations has to keep itself relevant, it has to improve its effectiveness, increase its reliability. Many questions are being raised on the UN today. We saw these questions during the climate crisis and now more recently during COVID. The ongoing proxy wars in many parts of the world and the current Afghan crisis have added to these questions. Chanakya, a great Indian strategist had said that when the right thing is not done at the right time, time destroys the success of that work. If the United Nations is to keep itself relevant, it must improve its effectiveness and increase its credibility.
The benefit of free treatment to more than 50 crore people
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, said that in the last 7 years, more than 43 crore people in India have been connected to the banking system. More than 36 crore such people have got insurance cover who could not even think of it earlier. It has connected more than 50 crore people with quality health by giving them the benefit of free treatment.
PM Modi's US visit
Let us inform you that this session was organized virtually last year due to the Corona epidemic. Prime Minister Modi had bilateral meetings with US President Joe Biden before addressing the UNGA. He also met US Vice President Kamala Harris. Apart from this, he also attended a meeting with the Quad leaders.