PM Modi urges nation to use G20 leadership to further world peacetext_fields
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated on Sunday that India's assumption of the G20 presidency is a significant opportunity that the nation must take advantage of by concentrating on the betterment of the world.
On December 1, India will formally take over the G20 leadership from Indonesia, which is now in charge.
In his latest monthly radio address, Mann Ki Baat, Modi said that India is capable of providing solutions to the varied challenges being faced globally, PTI reported.
"India will assume presidentship of powerful grouping G20 on December 1. For India, it is a huge opportunity. India must utilise the opportunity of G20 leadership by focusing on global good and welfare," he said.
The G20 comprises Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the UK, the US and the European Union.
"Be it peace or unity, sensitivity towards the environment or sustainable development, India has solutions to challenges related to all such things," he said.