Existential threats of climate change, terrorism biggest challenge before world: India at UNGA

India today said the existential threats of climate change and terrorism are the biggest challenge before the world.

Addressing United Nations General Assembly session in New York, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said, India has been suffering from cross border terrorism.

She hit out at Pakistan and said that it has not taken any action against Hafiz Saeed who is mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai Terror attacks.

He said, India has always favored talks and dialogue with Pakistan but the neighbouring country has not stopped sponsoring terrorism against India.

On climate change,  she said, developed nations must lift the deprived with financial and technical resources to save the world from the adverse effects of climate change.

Mrs Swaraj said, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has initiated unprecedented economic and social transformation that will help it achieve its Sustainable Development Goals much before time.

Mrs Swaraj said, at the heart of Prime Minister Modi’s transformative vision is a radical idea: that the uplift of any nation is best achieved through the all-round empowerment of women.

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