Watch: Proud to say 1.25 billion Indians embraced path of sanitation showed by Mahatma Gandhi, says PM
New Delhi: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi said to make the world clean 4 Ps are necessary, Political leadership,Public funding,Partnerships and People’s participation while addressing at the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention.
He said, so many countries coming together for a cleanliness campaign is an unheard of event. I pay tribute to Bapu on everyone’s behalf.
PM Modi was accompanied by the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres.
PM Modi and Guterres released commemorative postage stamps on Mahatma Gandhi and launch a medley CD based on Gandhi’s favourite hymn — Vaishnav Jan.
The prime minister distributed the Swachh Bharat Awards before addressing the gathering.
International Solar Alliance meet
PM Modi will, later in the day, inaugurate the first Assembly of the International Solar Alliance at Vigyan Bhawan. He is expected to address the assembly.
UN Secretary General Guterres is expected to be present during the event.
The assembly will also be the second IORA Renewable Energy Ministerial Meeting and the second Global RE-Invest (renewable energy investors’ meet and exposition).