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UN Secretary General Calls on PM

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20 OCT 2022 12:15PM by PIB Delhi

H.E. Mr. Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary General, called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, earlier today in Kevadiya, Gujarat.

Prime Minister and the UNSG jointly offered floral tributes to Sardar Patel at the Statue of Unity.

During his meeting with Prime Minister, the UN Secretary General expressed his appreciation for India’s ambitious initiatives in the area of climate action, particularly through the launch of Mission LiFE, as a global mass movement to achieve sustainable lifestyle change.

Prime Minister and the UNSG also discussed global and regional issues, including the ongoing situation in Ukraine.

The UNSG welcomed India’s upcoming Presidency of the G20 and underscored that the United Nations System would work together with India in facilitating transfer of technologies and finance for the benefit of developing countries.

Prime Minister thanked UNSG for commencing his visit to India by paying homage to victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, and his strong message on countering terrorism.