Narendra Modi at UNGA: PM presents India's progress report to fight climate crisis, receives Global Goalkeeper award for Swachh Bharat' mission [Photos]

Speaking at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York on Monday, Modi spoke about the importance of using renewable sources of energy instead of non-renewable resources, while giving his address at UN Climate Action Change

FP Staff September 25, 2019 12:50:28 IST
Speaking at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed on the importance of using renewable sources of energy instead of non-renewable resources, while giving his address at UN Climate Action Summit. AP
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Speaking at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed on the importance of using renewable sources of energy instead of non-renewable resources, while giving his address at UN Climate Action Summit. AP
At the UN Climate Action Summit, Modi shared the stage with US President Donald Trump and spoke about India's progress to prevent climate change on the global platform, including the country's roadmap to tackle key issues like terrorism. AP
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At the UN Climate Action Summit, Modi shared the stage with US President Donald Trump and spoke about India's progress to prevent climate change on the global platform, including the country's roadmap to tackle key issues like terrorism. AP
The prime minister on Tuesday presented to Donald Trump a framed photograph from the mega 'Howdy Modi' event, which took place in Houston on 22 September. The photograph was presented as the two leaders met on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York. Twitter/@PMOIndia
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The prime minister on Tuesday presented to Donald Trump a framed photograph from the mega 'Howdy Modi' event, which took place in Houston on 22 September. The photograph was presented as the two leaders met on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York. Twitter/@PMOIndia
Modi also addressed a high-level meeting on Universal Health Coverage and said his government has been successful in taking historic steps to ensure affordable health for all. PTI
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Modi also addressed a high-level meeting on Universal Health Coverage and said his government has been successful in taking historic steps to ensure affordable health for all. PTI
On Wednesday, the prime minister was bestowed with the "Global Goalkeeper" award by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launched by his government. Twitter/@PMOIndia
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On Wednesday, the prime minister was bestowed with the "Global Goalkeeper" award by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launched by his government. Twitter/@PMOIndia
Modi also shared his thoughts on Mahatma Gandhi at a programme hosted by India at the UN on Wednesday. Speaking on 'Relevance of Mahatma Gandhi in the Contemporary World', he said the impact of the Father of the nation was so strong that it inspired people who didn't even get to meet him. Twitter/@PMOIndia
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Modi also shared his thoughts on Mahatma Gandhi at a programme hosted by India at the UN on Wednesday. Speaking on 'Relevance of Mahatma Gandhi in the Contemporary World', he said the impact of the Father of the nation was so strong that it inspired people who didn't even get to meet him. Twitter/@PMOIndia
The prime minister asserted Gandhi would have gone forward with the fundamentals of independence and self-reliance even if the responsibility of the freedom struggle was not on him. "Whether it's the Swachh Bharat Mission or Digital India, people are now leading these campaigns themselves," he said. PTI
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The prime minister asserted Gandhi would have gone forward with the fundamentals of independence and self-reliance even if the responsibility of the freedom struggle was not on him. "Whether it's the Swachh Bharat Mission or Digital India, people are now leading these campaigns themselves," he said. PTI