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Dhankhar hails G20 success, says initiatives sowed seeds for connected future

IANS | September 18, 2023 01:07 PM

NEW DELHI: Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday hailed the success of G20 Summit and said that the launch of the India, Middle East, Europe economic corridor and Biofuel Alliance have sowed the seeds for the connected future in which India will continue to play an important role.

In his address to the Rajya Sabha members on the first day of the five-day Special Session, Dhankhar said, "The launch of the India, Middle East Europe economic Corridor and the Global Biofuel Alliance during the (G20) summit are significant. These initiatives have sowed the seeds for the connected future in which India will continue to play an important role."

He said that India's climate leadership was visible with the adoption of high level principles of life on building pro-planet people and recognition by the developed world to substantially scale up investment and climate finance to meet climate goals.

He also said that India's presidency achieved new milestones in setting up new working groups on women and disaster reduction and also new group on startups.

"It has taken high level principles on food security, Gandhinagar roadmap on land initiative, Goa roadmap on tourism, Chennai high level initiative on blue and ocean economy and Kashi cultural pathway will provide various sectors for times to come and make our people proud, " he added.

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