New Delhi: Asserting that progress patterns should comply with a human-centric strategy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday stated discussions on world progress can’t occur solely amongst a number of because the “table must be bigger” and the agenda broader.
Addressing the sixth Indo-Japan Samwad Convention through video conferencing, Modi stated previously, humanity typically took the trail of confrontation as a substitute of collaboration.
“From Imperialism to the world wars. From the arms race to the space race. We had dialogues but they were aimed at pulling others down. Now, let us rise together,” Modi stated.
“Discussions on global growth cannot happen only between a few. The table must be bigger. The agenda must be broader. Growth patterns must follow a human-centric approach. And, be in harmony with our surroundings,” he stated.
Modi additionally referred to as for protecting humanism on the core of insurance policies.
“We must make harmonious co-existence with nature as the central pillar of our existence,” he stated.
In his tackle on the convention, the prime minister additionally proposed the creation of a library devoted to conventional Buddhist literature and scriptures.
“We will be happy to create such a facility in India and will provide appropriate resources for it,” he stated.
The library will gather digital copies of all such Buddhist literature from totally different nations, he stated.
It can intention to translate them, and make them freely out there for all monks and students of Buddhism, Modi added.
“The library will not only be a depository of literature. It will also be a platform for research and dialogue – a true Samwad between human beings, between societies, and between humans and nature,” he stated.
Its analysis mandate can even embrace inspecting how Buddha’s message can information our fashionable world towards modern challenges, Modi stated, noting that Lord Budha’s teachings command the power to show the discourse from enmity to empowerment.