Highlights: PM Delivers Keynote Address At India-US Strategic Partnership Forum

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 PM Modi Says Pandemic Hasn't Impacted 'Aspirations' Of People

PM Modi is addressing the summit through video-conferencing.

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a special keynote address at the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) third Annual Leadership Summit today, said the work of US ISPS is bringing India US closer is commendable.

The address at the summit is being delivered through video-conferencing.

The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum is a non-profit organisation that works for the partnership between India and the US.

The theme of the five-day summit that began on August 31 is "US-India Navigating New Challenges".

Here are the Highlights on PM Modi's address:

The pandemic has impacted several things but it has not impacted the aspirations and of ambitions of 1.3 billion Indians. In recent months, there have been far reaching reforms. These are making business easier and red-tapism lesser.India, a country with 1.3 billion people and limited resources, has one of the lowest death rates per million in the world. The recovery rate is also steadily rising. We are second largest PPE kit manufacturers in the world.We have battled floods, two cyclones, locusts attacks apart from COVID-19. This made people stronger. Through Covid and lockdown, the Centre knew one thing -- the poor have to be protected.When 2020 began, did anyone imagine how it would pan out? A global pandemic has impacted everyone. It's testing our resilience, public health system and economic system. The current situation demands fresh mindset where the approach to development is human-centric.
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