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Development should be all-inclusive, universal and one that nurtures all, says PM Modi at 76th Session of UNGA

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly in New York City (Photo: Reuters)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Saturday during which he is likely to focus on "pressing global challenges" including the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to combat terrorism, climate change and other important issues.

The theme for this year's General Debate is 'Building Resilience through hope to recover from COVID-19, rebuild sustainably, respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of people, and revitalise the United Nations'.

The high-level segment of the 76th UNGA began in New York on Tuesday. The UNGA meeting this year is in a hybrid format but a large number of leaders have arrived in New York. Modi came to New York fresh off the Quad summit on Friday when he also held a bilateral meeting with US President Joe Biden at the White House.

The first in-person leader-level Quad meeting welcomed India's announcement to resume exports of Covid vaccines, including to COVAX, beginning October 2021.

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We must fulfill our responsibility towards Afghanistan: Modi

Today, the danger of regressive thinking and extremism is increasing in front of the world. It is very important to ensure that the territory of Afghanistan is not used to spread terrorism and for terrorist attacks. At this time, the people of Afghanistan, women and children, the minorities there, need help, and we must fulfill our responsibility: PM Modi
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When India grows, the world grows: PM

When India grows, the world grows. When India reforms, the world transforms, says PM Modi.
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Expansion of global value chains is very important: PM

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Democracy can deliver, democracy has delivered: Modi

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I represent a country which is known as the ‘Mother of Democracy’: PM Modi

'On August 15 this year, India entered the 75th year of independence. Our diversity is the identity of our strong democracy. Development should be all-inclusive, universal and one that nurtures all,' says PM at UNGA.

I represent a country which is known as the ‘Mother of Democracy’. Democracy has been India’s great tradition since thousands of years, adds Modi.
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I pay tribute to all those who have lost their lives due to Covid: Modi

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First Published: Sep 24 2021 | 7:14 AM IST

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