Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday nearly addressed the Dubai Expo 2020 and urged the worldwide leaders to come back and spend money on India. Terming India as a “land of alternatives”, PM Modi mentioned, “At present, India is a land of alternatives. Be it within the area of arts or commerce, business or academia.”
In his video message, the prime minister mentioned, “India is a powerhouse of expertise and is making many advances on this planet of expertise, analysis and innovation.”
“Our financial progress is powered by a mix of legacy industries and start-ups,” he mentioned.
Referring to the theme of India’s pavilion — ‘Openness, Alternative and Progress’ — Modi mentioned at this time’s India is likely one of the most open international locations on this planet — open to studying, views, innovation and funding.
“That’s the reason I invite you to come back and spend money on our nation. At present, India is a land of alternatives. Be it within the area of arts or commerce, business or academia,” he mentioned.
There’s alternative to find, alternative to associate, alternative to progress, Modi mentioned, urging buyers to come back to India and discover these alternatives.
“India additionally presents you most progress. Progress in scale, progress in ambition, progress in outcomes. Come to India and be part of our progress story,” he mentioned.
Over the past seven years, the federal government of India has undertaken a number of reforms to spice up financial progress, he mentioned.
“We’ll preserve doing extra to proceed this pattern,” he added.
Underlining that India is legendary for its vibrancy and variety, Modi mentioned the nation has totally different cultures, languages, cuisines, types of artwork, music and dance.
“This variety is mirrored in our pavilion…. India’s pavilion will showcase one of the best of India throughout these a number of areas. It’s going to additionally showcase funding alternatives in a number of sectors like well being, textiles, infrastructure, providers and extra,” the prime minister mentioned.
Noting that the primary theme of the Expo 2020 is ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’, Modi mentioned the spirit of this theme can also be seen in India’s efforts because it strikes forward to create a New India.
“I’d additionally prefer to congratulate the Authorities of UAE for organising the Expo 2020 in a splendid means. This expo can also be testimony to the resilience of mankind in opposition to the once-in-a-century pandemic,” he mentioned.
Welcoming individuals to the India Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, Modi mentioned this can be a historic occasion as it’s the first one to be held within the Center East, Africa and South Asia area.
“India is collaborating with one of many largest pavilions within the Expo. I’m certain the Expo will go a good distance in additional constructing our deep and historic relations with UAE, and with Dubai,” he mentioned.
Modi additionally conveyed greetings on behalf of the federal government and folks of India to UAE President and Ruler of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Al Nahyan.
“I’d additionally prefer to convey hearty congratulations to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister and Vice President of UAE and the Ruler of Dubai. Let me additionally categorical my greatest needs to my brother, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. He has been instrumental within the progress we’ve got achieved in our strategic partnership,” Modi mentioned.
He mentioned he seems ahead to persevering with the work for the progress and prosperity of each international locations.
“As India celebrates 75 years of Independence within the type of Amrit Mahotsav, we invite everybody to go to the India Pavilion and capitalise on the alternatives within the resurgent New India. Allow us to make the world a significantly better place to dwell with Sabka Saaath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas, Sabka Prayas,” Modi mentioned in his remarks on the event.
The Expo 2020, which was postponed for a 12 months because of the COVID-19 pandemic, opened on Friday and can conclude on March 31, 2022.
(with PTI inputs)