G20 Presidency: India becoming major player in world order: Advisor Bhatnagar
Post by RK News on Tuesday, April 11, 2023
Srinagar, Apr 10: R R Bhatnagar, Advisor to Lt. Governor, J&K, Monday said that G20 Presidency is giving us a moment of pride, and a sense of leadership, confidence and recognition that India has become a major player in the world order.
“Our youth today are energised and motivated and will like to contribute immensely as much as possible to this effort,” Mr. R R Bhatnagar said, during the Lecture Series organised by the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) to mark the culmination of events organised by the varsity to commemorate the India’s G20 Presidency, under the auspices of G20 University Connect, Engaging Young Minds, at SKICC here. Mr. Bhatnagar, who was the chief guest on the occasion, congratulated the Vice Chancellor, CUK, faculty members and other staffers for organising the series of events. He said the government is also organising a mega event next month to host the working group on tourism as the sector has tremendous potential in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh and it would be an opportunity to showcase the J&K as an outstanding tourist destination.
Earlier, in his welcome address, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Vice Chancellor, Prof. A Ravinder Nath, said, it is a matter of great pride for all of us that the country is holding the G20 Presidency. “India with the history of peaceful co-existence and pluralism has emerged as the largest democracy in the world in contemporary times through the unity in diversity approach,” Prof. A Ravinder Nath said. “The world is looking at the G20 with a hope that India’s G20 presidency will be inclusive, decisive, ambitious, and action oriented on all the thrust areas including global warming, environmental degradation, food safety, use of renewable energy etc.”
In his keynote address, former Ambassador and Professor Emeritus and Director International Relations, Sushant University Gurugram, Ambassador J S Mukul, outlined the India’s priorities of the G20 Presidency including climatic change, green development and lifestyle environment, and said, the country is using the G20 Presidency to showcase incredible India across the world. “As many as 40 delegations are coming to attend over 200 meetings to be held in 50 cities, showcasing India as the mother of democracy, all its glory, diversity and variety throughout the length and breadth of the country and that is great initiative also with respect to the Jammu and Kashmir, which has a huge potential for tourism keeping in view the bounties nature has bestowed upon it,” Ambassador J S Mukul, said.