PM Modi called India a shining example of vibrant democracy at UN General Assembly
On Saturday Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached New York to address the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
In his address, PM Modi paid tribute to all the people who lost their lives in the Covid-19 pandemic and shared his condolences with their families.
As he further spoke, “For the last one and a half years, the whole world is facing the biggest epidemic in 100 years. I represent the Mother of Democracy, where there are dozens of languages, hundreds of dialects, and different lifestyles and cuisines. This is a shining example of a vibrant democracy.”
Speaking about the journey of his 20 years of leadership, PM Modi proclaimed, “Yes, democracy can deliver. Yes, democracy has delivered.”
Modi also told, “Corona pandemic has taught the world that the global economy should be more diversified now.”
He is the first world leader scheduled to address the UN General Assembly. The theme of this year’s UN General Assembly session is ‘building resilience through hope – to recover from Covid-19, rebuild sustainably, respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of people, and revitalize the United Nations.