Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday delivered a keynote address at the World Government Summit in Dubai where India is a guest of honour this year.

The Prime Minister said that it is a matter of pride for not only himself but also to the 125 crore people of India that he has been called as the Chief Guest at the 6th edition of World Government Summit.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at WGS, 2018 in Dubai

At the event, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “Technology is changing at the speed of thought. Technology has become a big medium of global change. It has empowered the common man via minimum government, maximum governance. In E-governance, the E stands for effective, efficient, easy, empower, and equity.”

“We need to follow the six R’s that stand for reduce, reuse, recycle, recover, redesign and re-manufacture, this will lead to rejoice meaning ‘anand’,” he said. “We are created an innovation ecosystem in India via the Start-up India programme, India has become a start-up nation,” the Prime Minister added.

Even after all the development, poverty and malnutrition have still not been eliminated, PM said adding, “On the other side we’re investing large portion of money, time and resources on missiles and bombs. We will have to be alert and use technology as a means to development and not destruction.”


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