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Coordinated Efforts by Largest Economies Will Mean Faster Recovery from Covid Pandemic, Says PM Modi

A file picture of PM Narendra Modi.

Modi referred to as for decisive motion by G20 that shouldn’t be restricted to financial restoration, jobs and commerce, however deal with preserving the planet.

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  • Last Updated: November 21, 2020, 23:00 IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who participated within the 15th G20 Summit convened by Saudi Arabia on Saturday, termed the COVID-19 pandemic as an essential turning level in historical past of humanity and the largest problem the world is going through for the reason that World War II. Modi referred to as for decisive motion by G20 that shouldn’t be restricted to financial restoration, jobs and commerce, however deal with preserving the planet.

“Had a very fruitful discussion with G20 leaders. Coordinated efforts by the largest economies of the world will surely lead to faster recovery from this pandemic,” he stated in a tweet.

Modi referred to as for a brand new Global Index in a post-corona world comprising 4 key components – creation of a expertise pool; guaranteeing that know-how reaches all segments of the society; transparency in methods of governance; and coping with Earth with a spirit of trusteeship.

Modi stated whereas there was an emphasis on capital and finance prior to now few a long time, now’s the time to deal with multi-skilling and re-skilling to create an unlimited human expertise pool. This wouldn’t solely improve dignity of residents however would make them extra resilient to face crises. He added that any evaluation of recent know-how must be primarily based on its influence on ease of residing and high quality of life.

The summit facilities on the theme “Realizing Opportunities of 21st Century for All” and its agenda has centered on overcoming the pandemic, financial restoration and restoring jobs, and constructing an inclusive, sustainable and resilient future.

Modi in his deal with referred to as for larger transparency in governance methods and that coping with surroundings and nature as trustees slightly than homeowners will encourage humanity in the direction of a holistic and wholesome way of life.

Noting that ‘work from anywhere’ is a brand new regular within the post-COVID world, Modi additionally urged creation of a G20 Virtual Secretariat as a follow-up and documentation repository.

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