September 29, 2022

Focus on global recovery from Covid: PM participates in G7’s first outreach session

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi participates in the first Outreach Session of the G7 Summit, in New Delhi on June 11, 2021.

New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in the first outreach session of the G7 Summit on June 12.  

The session, titled ‘Building Back Stronger – Health’, focused on global recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic and on strengthening resilience against future pandemics. 

During the session, Prime Minister expressed appreciation for the support extended by the G7 and other guest countries during the recent wave of COVID infections in India. 

He highlighted India’s ‘whole of society’ approach to fight the pandemic, synergising the efforts of all levels of the government, industry and civil society.   

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi participates in the first Outreach Session of the G7 Summit, in New Delhi on June 11, 2021.

He also explained India’s successful use of open source digital tools for contact tracing and vaccine management, and conveyed India’s willingness to share its experience and expertise with other developing countries.

Prime Minister committed India’s support for collective endeavours to improve global health governance. He sought the G7’s support for the proposal moved at the WTO by India and South Africa, for a TRIPS waiver on COVID related technologies. 

Prime Minister Modi said that today’s meeting should send out a message of “One Earth One Health” for the whole world. Calling for global unity, leadership, and solidarity to prevent future pandemics, Prime Minister emphasised the special responsibility of democratic and transparent societies in this regard. 

The PM will participate in the final day of the G7 Summit tomorrow and will speak in two sessions.

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