Modi and Teodoro Mbasogo, the President of Equatorial Guinea, exchanged views on cooperation in trade and investment, renewable energy, developmental assistance and worldwide forums while with the Niger President Issoufou Mahamadou, the prime minister discussed ways to enhance ties in the areas of climate change, capacity building and developmental cooperation.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday stressed the need for equitable development in every part of the country, arguing that providing basic infrastructure to citizens was a crucial aspect of social justice. He said he was surprised during a meeting with officials of 115 aspirational districts to see that 80 per cent of them were aged over 40.
However, it's not clear whether the video is of the time before Narendra Modi became the prime minister of India or after he took the charge of India as its 13th PM.
He said an atmosphere of competitive cooperative federalism has been created in the country and states lagging behind in rankings are facing a push from their residents.
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Confirmed: Ireland crowned Six Nations champions as England lose
Should Joe Schmidt's side win, they will complete only their second Grand Slam in the Six Nations era and third overall. Defending champion England conceded the Six Nations title to Ireland after losing to France 22-16 on Saturday.
He said the elected representatives can choose one area of work and things will start to change.
He said, there is a need to work in a mission mode and bring a positive change as the government's aim is social justice.
If all children go to schools and all households get electricity, then it would be a step towards social justice, the Prime Minister told the gathering of central ministers, MPs and legislators from states.
NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant will give a presentation on the first day and the plenary will be presided over by Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai while Union Minister Nitin Gadkari will preside over the conference on the second day. "It is good to have Legislators from various states coming together to discuss important issues, he said".