NEW DELHI: PM Modi attending the 15th edition of the G20 Summit said that he had a very fruitful discussion with G20 leaders. He added that coordinated efforts by the largest economies of the world will surely lead to faster recovery from this pandemic and further thanked Saudi Arabia for hosting the Virtual Summit. Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump was among the world leaders who joined PM Modi to discuss the global impact of the coronavirus pandemic
PM said, “We offered India’s IT prowess to further develop digital facilities for the efficient functioning of the G20. Transparency in our processes helps in inspiring our societies to fight crises collectively and with confidence. Spirit of trusteeship towards planet Earth will inspire us for a healthy and holistic lifestyle.” The Ministry of External Affairs earlier had said that the aim of the summit would be on “an inclusive, resilient and sustainable recovery from the COVID-19”.
PM tweeted, multi-skilling and re-skilling to build a talent pool will enhance the dignity and resilience of our workers. The value of new technologies should be measured by their benefit to humanity. PM further puts forward a need to develop a new global index based on talent, technology, transparency and trusteeship towards the planet.
PM termed the COVID-19 pandemic as an important turning point in the history of humanity and the biggest challenge the world is facing since World War II. He called for decisive action, a new Global Index for the Post-Corona World that comprises four key elements – creation of a vast Talent Pool; ensuring that Technology reaches all segments of the society; Transparency in systems of governance; and dealing with Mother Earth with a spirit of Trusteeship.