India’s mantra of ‘One Earth, One Family’ to pave way for global welfare: pm Modi

 Prime Minister unveils logo, theme, website of India’s G20 Presidency

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that ‘Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam’ is the signature of India’s compassion to the world and the lotus portrays cultural heritage and faith of India in bringing the world together. “Our mantra of One Earth, One Family, One Future in G20 will pave a path for global welfare,” he said.
The Prime Minister said this while unveiling the logo, theme and website of India’s G20 Presidency via video-conferencing. India will assume G20 Presidency from 1 December this year.
The Prime Minister said India is set to assume G20 Presidency and it is moment of pride for 130 crore Indians. “I congratulate countrymen on the historic occasion of India’s G20 Presidency.”
The Prime Minister said that after Independence, India commenced a journey to the heights of development and it includes the efforts of all the governments in the last 75 years. “Every government and citizen have put in the efforts to take India forward,” he said.
Noting the disruptive after-effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, he said that the symbol of the G20 logo is the representation of hope.
“No matter how adverse the circumstances, the Lotus still blooms,” PM Modi said.
Elucidating the importance of the logo, the Prime Minister said that the seven petals of the Lotus represent seven continents of the globe and seven notes of music. G20 will bring the world together in harmony.
Earlier, in a statement Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said, guided by the vision of the Prime Minister, the foreign policy of India has been evolving to undertake leadership roles on the global stage. “The G20 Presidency offers a unique opportunity to India to contribute to the global agenda on pressing issues of international importance. The logo, theme and website of our G20 Presidency would reflect India’s message and overarching priorities to the world.”
G20 is the premier forum for international economic cooperation represent ing around 85 per cent of the global GDP, over 75 per cent of the global trade, and about two-thirds of the world population. During the course of its G20 Presidency, India will be holding about 200 meetings in 32 different sectors in multiple locations across India.