PM addresses Inaugural Session of International Conference on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

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New Delhi: Solemn promise of  Sustainable Development Goals is to leave no one behind, Prime Minister  Narendra Modi said today.

“That is why, we remain committed to meeting  needs of the poorest and  most vulnerable by building the next generation infrastructure to realize their aspirations”, he added while addressing   inaugural session of the fourth edition of the International Conference on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure via video message .

The session was also addressed by   Scott Morrison MP, Prime Minister of Australia, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana,  Fumio Kishida, Prime Minister of Japan and   Andry Nirina Rajoelina, President of Madagascar.

Prime Minister said that infrastructure is about people and providing them high quality, dependable, and sustainable services in an equitable manner, official release said.

“People must be at the heart of any infrastructure growth story. And, that is exactly what we in India are doing”, he said.

As India is scaling-up the provision of fundamental services in India in the areas of education, health, drinking water, sanitation, electricity, transport and much more, said Prime Minister, “We are also tackling climate change in a very direct way.

“That is why, at COP-26 we have committed to attain ‘Net Zero’ by 2070, in parallel with our developmental efforts, ” he added.