PM Narendra Modi describes G20 Summit as 'fruitful'
Italy : Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the just-concluded G20 Summit in Rome as "fruitful" and said that the world leaders discussed issues of global importance such as fighting the pandemic, improving health infrastructure, boosting economic cooperation and furthering innovation.
"Leaving for Glasgow after a fruitful @g20org Summit in Rome. During the Summit, we were able to have elaborate deliberations on issues of global importance such as fighting the pandemic, improving health infrastructure, boosting economic cooperation and furthering innovation," PM Modi tweeted.
The G20 leaders have agreed that the World Health Organisation would be strengthened to fast-track the process for emergency use authorisation for Covid-19 vaccines, India's G20 Sherpa Piyush Goyal said on Sunday.
"We were also joined by the developed countries to increase the ambition from the current levels of commitment and active interest that the developed world has shown in terms of providing technology and affordable finance,'' he said.
"We have really got into the text the language that confirms that the developed world has acknowledged that they have not done enough in terms of meeting their commitments and that they will have to be more forthcoming in providing finance in providing technology and (be) the enablers to make the transition to a clean energy world in the future," he said.
During his visit to Glasgow, PM Narendra Modi will be joining more than 120 Heads of Government and Heads of State at the World Leaders’ Summit (WLS) of the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) – a designated UN zone for the global summit.