Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the 15th edition of the G20 summit, chaired by Saudi Arabia this year, on Saturday.
Speaking at the summit, Modi said the coordinated efforts of the world’s largest economies would surely lead to a faster recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Modi tweeted that he had had a very fruitful discussion with G20 leaders and thanked Saudi Arabia for virtually hosting the summit. Chinese President Xi Jinping, US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin were among the key world leaders who joined Modi by video conference to discuss the global impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
“At the G20 summit, I put forward the need to develop a new global index based on talent, technology, transparency and guardianship towards the planet,” he said in another tweet.
“Transparency in our processes helps inspire our societies to fight the crisis collectively and with confidence. The spirit of guardianship towards planet Earth will inspire us for a healthy and holistic lifestyle,” Modi added.
In another tweet, the Prime Minister said: “Versatility and re-qualification to create a talent pool will enhance the dignity and resilience of our workers. The value of new technologies must be measured by their benefits to humanity. # G20RiyadhSummit. “