Spearheaded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Government of India sponsored the proposal for International Year of Millets (IYM) 2023 which was accepted by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The declaration has been instrumental for the Government of India to be at the forefront in celebrating the IYM.
The external affairs minister said India has also sought to be the voice of Global South on many issues of concern. "We have not only tried to articulate their interest and anxieties but also tried to see whether we can serve as a bridge in the council," he added.
"However, the Minister, for some unfathomable reason sat on the file till November 17 and returned the file back to the Chief Secretary, without any observation, rather than forwarding it to the LG. The file was again sent back by the Chief Secretary, this time directly to the LG and has since been approved by the LG," read the statement.
Speaking after her address at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) briefing on counterterrorism, she said that the global leaders in the Security Council with their joint efforts can end the menace of terrorism.
"It is in fact the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi through Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan to make India self-reliant in each and every field so that India can play a bigger and more important part in the global economy," said Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan.
In a sharp retort, Jaishankar said the world isn't stupid and it is not forgetful. "...The world increasingly calls out countries, organisations indulging in terrorism...my advice is to clean up your act and try to be good a neighbour."
Union civil aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia, while participating in the Zero Hour discussion on Thursday, said the Centre is committed to further developing the Srinagar airport and informed that the current airport terminal is being expanded.