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Looking forward to participating in the World Climate Action Summit: PM Modi

Dubai, Nov 30 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Thursday to attend the World Climate Action Summit and called for supporting adequate climate financing and technology transfer to enable developing countries to tackle climate change.

“Just landed in Dubai to attend the COP-28 summit. Looking forward to the proceedings of the summit, which aims to build a better planet,” Modi posted on Instagram upon his arrival here.

Before leaving for Delhi, the Prime Minister said he was glad to see that this important event was being organized under the chairmanship of the UAE, an important partner of India in the field of climate action. “In keeping with our civilizational ethos, India has always emphasized climate action while pursuing social and economic development,” he said.

“During our G20 presidency, climate was our top priority. The New Delhi Leaders’ Declaration includes several concrete steps on climate action and sustainable development. I look forward to building consensus at COP28 on these issues,” Modi said as he departed. Looking forward to moving forward.” statement.

Modi will on Friday attend the World Climate Action Summit on the sidelines of the UN ‘Conference of Parties’ on climate, known as COP28.

Several world leaders are set to attend the climate action summit to discuss ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and effectively tackle climate change.

The World Climate Action Summit is the high-level segment of COP28.

The Prime Minister is also scheduled to attend three other high-level events. COP28 is taking place from 30 November to 12 December under the chairmanship of the UAE.

In his statement, the Prime Minister said COP28 will provide an opportunity to review the progress made under the Paris Agreement and chart a way for the future course on climate action.

Modi said, “At the Voice of the Global South summit hosted by India, the Global South spoke about the need for climate action based on the principles of equity, climate justice and common but differentiated responsibilities as well as a greater focus on adaptation. ” ,

“It is vital that the efforts of the developing world are supported with adequate climate financing and technology transfer. They must have access to equitable carbon and growth space to achieve sustainable development,” he said.

The Prime Minister said India has lived up to the mark when it comes to climate action.

He said, “Our achievements in various fields like renewable energy, energy efficiency, afforestation, energy conservation, Mission LiFE are a testament to the commitment of our people towards Mother Earth.”

Modi said he looked forward to engaging in special programs including climate finance and green debt initiatives.

During his stay here, Prime Minister Modi is also expected to hold bilateral meetings with some of the leaders attending the summit, including Israeli President Isaac Herzog, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Maldives’ newly elected President Mohammed Muizzu. PTI रूप झ AKJ रूप रूप

(This story is published as part of an auto-generated syndicated wire feed. No edits to the headline or body have been made by ABP Live.)

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