NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that a coordinated effort can help in overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide.
He partook in the 15th edition of the G20 Summit, chaired by Saudi Arabia along with other world leaders like Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump through video conferencing.
The World leaders came together to discuss the global impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the COVID-19 pandemic as an important turning point in the history of humanity and at the same time, it is also the biggest challenge the world is facing since World War II.
He said that the world's largest economies should come together to place a better strategy to overcome the pandemic.
PM Modi called for decisive action by G20, not limited to economic recovery, jobs and trade, but to focus on preserving Planet Earth.
At the #G20 Summit, I put forward a need to develop a new global index based on talent, technology, transparency and trusteeship towards the planet.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 21, 2020
Transparency in our processes helps in inspiring our societies to fight crisis collectively and with confidence. Spirit of trusteeship towards planet Earth will inspire us for a healthy and holistic lifestyle. #G20RiyadhSummit— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 21, 2020