P.M Modi calls for India’s energy security at G20 Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Bali on Monday and was greeted at the G20 summit venue by Indonesian President Joko Widodo. He has called for ceasefire, diplomacy in the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war. He also stated that there should be no restrictions on the supply of energy to India.

Modi in Bali G20

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New Delhi, November 15: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in Bali, Indonesia for the two-days G20 summit, said that India’s energy security is important for global growth. Apart from India being energy secure, P.M Modi also spoke on the challenges presented by climate change, and the Covid pandemic.

At the ongoing G20 summit in Indonesia, P.M Modi said, “India’s energy-security is important for global growth, as it is the world’s fastest-growing economy… We must not promote any restrictions on the supply of energy and stability in the energy market should be ensured.”

On climate change, the P.M said that India is committed to clean energy and environment. He said that by 2030, half of India’s electricity will be generated from renewable sources.

Prime Minister Modi also called for an end to hostilities in Ukraine. He stated that world leaders have to find a way to return to the path of ceasefire and diplomacy in Ukraine.

Upon his arrival in Bali on Monday, P.M Modi issued a statement saying that he will speak about India’s achievements and the nation’s “unwavering commitment” to addressing global challenges at the G20 summit.

At the two-day G20 Bali summit, P.M Modi also met world leaders like U.S President Joe Biden, Britain Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Emmanuel Macron. After the meeting in Indonesia, India will take over the Group of 20 presidency for one year.

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