Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the United Nations’ highest environmental honour, the ‘UNEP Champion of the Earth’ award, at a special ceremony here on Wednesday. The award was presented by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
Addressing to on the event Modi said the honor is the respect to 125 center Indians who are focused on condition assurance. He stated, it is the respect to tribals, anglers and composers of India.
The Prime Minister underlined that thinking about the earth is particularly a piece of Indian culture from antiquated occasions. Expressing that atmosphere and disaster are straightforwardly identified with culture, he said if atmosphere isn’t the focal point of culture, catastrophe can’t be averted.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stated, Prime Minister Modi is a pioneer who understands the issue of environmental change and comprehends the advantages of atmosphere activity.
He said the Prime Minister perceives that environmental change represents a direct existential risk to the world and furthermore comprehends what requirements to do to keep away from a disaster.
The Prime Minister has been chosen in the authority classification for his spearheading work in supporting the International Solar Alliance and for his remarkable vow to dispose of all single-utilize plastic in India by 2022.