G20 Summit: Narendra Modi emphasises on facilitating technology, investments to Africa

Hamburg: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday emphasised the need for facilitating technology and investments into Africa, saying the G20 nations "must walk the talk".

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attending the second day Plenary Session of the 12th G-20 Summit, in Hamburg, Germany on Saturday. PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attending the second day Plenary Session of the 12th G-20 Summit, in Hamburg, Germany on Saturday. PTI

Highlighting India's multi-layered development partnership with Africa, he also said the country has been helping Africa build capacity as well as improve infrastructure.

Modi was speaking at a session on partnership with Africa, Migration and Health during the G20 Summit Hamburg, Germany.

According to a tweet by Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Gopal Baglay, the prime minister highlighted India's multi-layered development partnership with Africa as priority and policy, including in building capacity and improving social, physical and IT infrastructure.

"PM at session 3 on P'ship w/ Africa, Migration& Health says #G20 must walk the talk to facilitate tech & financial infusion in Africa," Baglay said in another tweet.

Modi stressed that dealing with forced external migration calls for debate and cooperative policy framework, adding that such a move is "must distinguish it from legal migration", as per a tweet by Baglay.

The prime minister also mentioned about India's new health policy against emerging challenge of anti-microbial resistance and yoga for preventive health care.


Updated Date: Jul 08, 2017 20:40 PM

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