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Aug 26, 2019

G7 Summit: PM Modi highlights India's efforts towards eliminating single-use plastic, conserving water

At G7 Summit, Prime Minister Narendra highlighted India's large scale efforts towards eliminating single-use plastic, conserving water, harnessing solar energy and protecting flora and fauna for a sustainable future.

Prime Minister made these remarks during an address to a session on the environment at G7 Summit in the French town of Biarritz. 

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted that reiterating India's commitment to tackle global challenges Prime Minister underlined India's contribution to address reducing biodiversity, climate change, water stress & ocean pollution.
AIR correspondent reports, clouds covered the sky of Biarritz yesterday, but there is a new dawn waiting for India today which was invited as a partner country in G7 summit. Apart from getting a diplomatic win on the Kashmir issue, India also gave an idea to the world on the forum of G7 that how to fight against the natural calamities. 

In his one to one talk with UN general secretary, Antonio Guterres Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested about how the world could come together to create a pool of trained volunteers which will help the countries in case of disaster.

He also asserted that India is moving towards the renewable and clear forms of energy and there is a strong case for India's membership of Nuclear suppliers group. Mr Guterres also said that he is willing to help India on this issue. 

PM also had bilateral meeting with President of Senegal and discussed International solar alliance.

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