New Delhi (NVI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for joint efforts to meet the varied challenges posed by the pandemic and reiterated that India would share its strengths for global good.
Addressing the inaugural session of the Raisina Dialogue virtually, PM Modi observed that the current edition was taking place at a watershed moment in human history in the backdrop of COVID-19 pandemic which has been ravaging the world for more than a year.
The Prime Minister called upon the global community to introspect on some pertinent questions in the present context.
Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda and Mette Frederiksen, Prime Minister of Denmark were present as chief guests in the event.
Modi emphasized that global systems should adapt themselves, in order to address the underlying causes and not just the symptoms.
The official statement said that Prime Minister Modi called for keeping humanity at the centre of our thoughts and action, and creating systems that address the problems of today and the challenges of tomorrow.
“He also elaborated upon India’s pandemic response efforts, both domestically as well as in form of assistance to other countries. He called for joint efforts to meet the varied challenges posed by the pandemic and reiterated that India would share its strengths for global good,” the statement read.
The 6th Edition of the prestigious Raisina Dialogue, jointly organised by the Ministry of External Affairs and the Observer Research Foundation, will be held virtually from 13-16 April, 2021.
The theme for the 2021 Edition is “ViralWorld: Outbreaks, Outliers and Out of Control”.