World needs to move forward with human-centric approach: PM Modi

New Delhi, Sep 9 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said at a time when age-old challenges are demanding new solutions, the world has to move forward with a human-centric approach,. in his opening remarks at the G20 Summit here, the Prime Minister said: “We have to move forward by fulfilling all our responsibilities with a human-centric approach.”.

“It is time for all of us to move together. And so, the mantra of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas and Sabka Prayas can become a guiding light for all of us,” he said in his address at Session 1 of the global summit attended by a galaxy of world leaders.

“After the Covid-19 pandemic, the world has been facing a huge crisis of trust deficit and unfortunately the war has deepened this trust deficit. When we can defeat the pandemic, we can also win over this crisis of trust deficit. Today, as the President of the G20, India calls upon the entire world to first convert this global trust deficit into one trust and one confidence,” he said.

Speaking on the challenges that the world is facing, Modi said whether it’s the turmoil in the global economy or the north-south divide, or management of food, fuel, and fertiliser; terrorism and cyber security; or health, energy, “we have to move towards concrete solutions for these challenges”.

India’s G-20 Presidency has become a symbol of inclusion of “sabka saath” (togetherness) within and outside the country.

“In India, it became the People’s G-20. Crores of Indians joined it. In more than 60 cities across the country, more than 200 meetings were held,” he said.

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