PM Modi attends 'Leaders's Dialogue on Strategic Responses to Terrorist & Violent Extremist Narratives' in New York

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Sep 24, 2019, 04:43 AM(IST)

File photo of PM Narendra Modi.  Photograph:( Reuters )

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The Prime Minister earlier addressed the high-level meeting on Universal Health Coverage and Climate Action Summit.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the Leaders' Dialogue on Strategic Responses to Terrorist and Violent Extremist Narratives at the UN headquarters in New York on Monday.

Earlier in the day, the PM addressed the high-level meeting on Universal Health Coverage and Climate Action Summit.

At the Climate Action Summit, Modi said that the time for talking is over as he announced plans to increase India's renewable energy capacity to 450 GW from 175 GW and invited countries to join the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure being launched by India.

Besides the two important summits, the Prime Minister held a flurry of bilateral meetings with several world leaders and reviewed bilateral ties. He also met UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore.

On Tuesday, PM Modi will hold third bilateral meet of this year with US President Donald Trump at the sideline of the United Nations General Assembly.

He is also scheduled to inaugurate the Gandhi Solar Park which is built with India's help on the roof of the United Nations' headquarters.

During the inauguration, PM Modi will be joined by prime ministers of five countries, South Korea, Singapore, Bangladesh, Jamaica and New Zealand. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres will also be present there.

(With inputs from agencies)

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