Terming the COVID-19 pandemic an vital turning level in historical past of humanity and the largest problem the world is dealing with since World Warfare II, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the G20 summit on Saturday referred to as for a brand new international index primarily based on expertise, expertise, transparency and trusteeship in the direction of the planet within the post-corona world.
PM Modi additionally mentioned that “Work from Anyplace” is a brand new regular within the post-COVID world and steered creation of a digital G20 secretariat as a comply with up and documentation repository.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman opened the Group of 20 Summit because the coronavirus pandemic overshadowed this yr’ s gathering of heads of state that’s being held within the digital format. India is scheduled to host the G20 summit in 2022.
“Had a really fruitful dialogue with G20 leaders. Coordinated efforts by the biggest economies of the world will certainly result in sooner restoration from this pandemic. Thanked Saudi Arabia for internet hosting the Digital Summit,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted.
On the G20 Summit, PM Modi mentioned that he put ahead a have to develop a brand new international index primarily based on expertise, expertise, transparency and trusteeship in the direction of the planet.
Multi-skilling and re-skilling to construct a expertise pool will improve dignity and resilience of staff, he mentioned, including that the worth of recent applied sciences ought to be measured by their profit to humanity.
“Transparency in our processes helps in inspiring our societies to struggle disaster collectively and with confidence. Spirit of trusteeship in the direction of planet Earth will encourage us for a wholesome and holistic life-style,” he mentioned in a collection of tweets.
The Ministry of Exterior Affairs (MEA), in a press release on Modi”s participation within the G20, mentioned the prime minister termed the COVID-19 pandemic as an vital turning level in historical past of humanity and the largest problem the world is dealing with since World Warfare II.
He referred to as for a decisive motion by the G20, not restricted to financial restoration, jobs and commerce, however focussing on preserving planet Earth, noting that “all of us are trustees of humanity’s future”.
The prime minister referred to as for a brand new World Index for the post-corona world that includes 4 key components – creation of an unlimited expertise pool, guaranteeing that expertise reaches all segments of the society, transparency in methods of governance, and coping with Mom Earth with a spirit of trusteeship, based on the MEA.
Based mostly on this, the G20 can lay the inspiration of a brand new world, he mentioned.
On the G20 summit, the prime minister referred to as for higher transparency in governance methods which he mentioned “will encourage our residents to cope with shared challenges and improve their confidence”.
PM Modi additionally provided India’s IT prowess to additional develop digital amenities for environment friendly functioning of the G20.
The prime minister underscored that previously few a long time, whereas there was an emphasis on capital and finance, the time has come to concentrate on multi-skilling and re-skilling to create an unlimited human expertise pool.
This could not solely improve dignity of residents however would make residents extra resilient to face crises, PM Modi mentioned.
He additionally mentioned that any evaluation of recent expertise ought to be primarily based on its impression on ease of dwelling and high quality of life.
The summit noticed participation of respective heads of state or authorities of 19 member international locations, European Union, different invited international locations and worldwide organisations.
Prime Minister Modi congratulated Saudi Arabia and its management for its profitable presidency of the G20 this yr and for organising the second G20 Summit in 2020 via a digital format regardless of the challenges and obstacles posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The summit beneath the Saudi presidency centred on the theme ”Realizing Alternatives of 21st Century for All”.
The agenda of the summit is unfold out over two days with two periods centered on overcoming the pandemic, financial restoration and restoring jobs, and constructing an inclusive, sustainable and resilient future.
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