Modi arrives in Delhi from Paris climate summit

New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to the capital on Tuesday after attending the Conference of Parties (CoP) climate summit in Paris on Monday.

“After historic @COP21 summit, where India shared its strong commitment to mitigate climate change, PM reaches Delhi,” PMO India tweeted.

During his visit to Paris, Modi jointly launched the International Solar Alliance comprising 120-odd countries with French President Francois Hollande, inaugurated the India Pavilion at the summit, spoke at an event on “Mission Innovation” hosted by US President Barack Obama, and addressed the plenary session of COP 21.

While making a strong pitch for clean and renewable energy, including solar energy, the prime minister asserted that India would reduce carbon emissions by 35 percent by 2030 compared to 2005 levels and increase the capacity of renewable energy to 40 percent of the country’s total generation of power.

On the sidelines of the summit, Modi also held bilateral meetings with Obama, Hollande, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and had a brief meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

This apart, he also held informal meetings with a host of other world leaders.

 

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here