India will not only meet, but exceed Paris pact targets: PM at G20 meet
Sunday, 22 November 2020 Addressing G-20 leaders on a 'circular carbon economy approach' Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "We will meet our goal of 175 gigawatts of renewable energy well before the target of 2022. Now, we are taking a big step ahead by seeking to achieve 450 gigawatts by 2030." India, he said, would not only meet its Paris Accord targets but exceed them.
India aims to restore 26 million hectares degraded land by the year 2030, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 15th G20 Summit on November 22. He said, "It is equally important to keep our focus on fighting climate change. Climate change must be fought not in silos but in an integrated, comprehensive...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated United States of America's new President Joe Biden. Biden took oath as the 46th President of the United States of America on January 20. PM Modi also congratulated Kamala Harris on becoming the Vice President of USA. Harris took oath as the first female VP of the United States of America. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu also wished and congratulated to Biden and Harris on being sworn in as the President and VP of USA.
Democrat Joe Biden was sworn-in as the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Joe Biden for being sworn in as the President of the United States and said he was committed to working with him to take the India-US partnership to even greater heights. The 78-year-old veteran Democrat leader was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice John Roberts at the West Front of the US Capitol in Washington -- the traditional location for presidential inaugural ceremonies. "My warmest congratulations to Joe Biden on his assumption of office as President of the United States of America. I look forward to working with him to strengthen India-US strategic partnership," Modi said. PM Modi extended wishes to Kamala Harris. Harris was sworn-in as the Vice President of USA on Wednesday. Watch the full video for more details.
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