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Prime Minister Modi Returns to Delhi After Attending COP28 Summit in Dubai

PM Modi Concludes Day-Long UAE Visit Following Participation in COP28 World Climate Action Summit

By Team Pardaphash 
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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to Delhi late on Friday night following a historic visit to Dubai, where he actively participated in the Conference of Parties-28 (COP28).

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The day-long visit included PM Modi’s attendance at the World Climate Action Summit of COP28, where he engaged in fruitful discussions with global leaders and introduced groundbreaking initiatives to accelerate global climate action. Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi highlighted the significance of the PM’s engagements, emphasizing their positive impact on addressing pressing environmental challenges.

During the COP28 World Climate Action Summit, PM Modi stressed the immense impact of climate change on countries in the Global South. He underscored the essential role of climate finance and technology in fulfilling the aspirations of these nations, acknowledging their commitment to climate action despite resource constraints.

The COP28 summit, hosted by the UAE from November 28 to December 12, provided a platform for world leaders to address climate concerns collectively. PM Modi’s appearance marked his third at the World Climate Action Summit, following his participation in Paris in 2015 and Glasgow in 2021.

Key highlights of PM Modi’s UAE visit included the announcement, in collaboration with Sweden, of the Leadership Group for Industry Transition 2.0 (LeadIT 2.0). This initiative focuses on inclusive and just industrial transition, the co-development and transfer of low-carbon technology, and support for emerging technology. The leaders also launched the web portal of the Green Credits Programme at the COP28 summit.

In a special honor, PM Modi was invited to speak at the Ceremonial Opening of COP28, where he proposed that India would host COP33 in 2028. He reaffirmed India’s commitment to the UN Framework for Climate Change, citing the country’s exemplary balance between ecology and economy.

During a meeting with UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, PM Modi congratulated the UAE for successfully hosting COP-28 and thanked the President for co-hosting the high-level event on the Green Climate Programme. The leaders discussed bilateral ties and exchanged views on the Israel-Hamas conflict, with PM Modi extending an invitation to the UAE President for the Vibrant Gujarat Summit in India next month.

The visit concluded with PM Modi’s return to Delhi, leaving a significant impact on India’s commitment to global climate action and environmental sustainability.

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