PM Modi reads India’s message out loud at G7: One earth, One health is our mantra

PM Modi reads India's message out loud at G7: One earth, One health is our mantra
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India at G7 advocated for open democratic societies to tackle major world challenges like health, climate change, and economic recovery. Calling for a global solidarity Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave out a message of worldwide unity at the Outreach Sessions of the G7 Summit.

India at G7 reaffirms the need to embrace ‘values that bind us together like respect for international rules and norms.
Furthermore, India’s PM Modi spoke virtually in two sessions on the second day of the G7 summit on Sunday.

Mr Modi addressed the session ‘Building Back Together – Open Societies and Economies’ as the lead speaker. Recalling how democracy and freedom have been a part of India’s civilisational ethos, PM Modi also stressed the need to ensure that cyberspace remains an avenue for advancing democratic values and not of subverting it.

Also, his comments come at a time of big debate in India over the alleged curbing of free speech.

India at the G7 called for a collective action on climate change. Moreover, India is the only G-20 country on track to meet its Paris commitments.

The G7 Summit alongwith other countries like India, the Republic of Korea, and South Africa, besides released a joint statement. It reaffirms their shared belief in open societies, democratic values, and multilateralism.

“As leaders of over half of the world’s population living in democracies, we believe it is imperative that we reaffirm and encourage others to embrace the values that bind us together, including our respect for international rules and norms,” the statement reads.

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