He said over the last seven years, the Government of India has undertaken several reforms to boost economic growth and it will keep doing more to continue this trend.
The Prime Minister said the main theme of Expo is “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future.” Modi said the spirit of this theme is also seen in India’s efforts as we move ahead to create a ‘New India.’ He said this expo is also testimony to the resilience of mankind against the once in a century pandemic.
Referring to the theme of India’s pavilion “Openness, Opportunity and Growth,” the Prime Minister stressed that today’s India is one of the most open countries in the world, open to learning, open to perspectives, open to innovation and open to investment.
Talking about the vibrancy and diversity of India, Modi said that India is a powerhouse of talent and remarked that India is making many advances in the world of technology, research and innovation. He said India’s economic growth is powered by a combination of legacy industries and start-ups. India’s pavilion will showcase the best of India across these multiple areas.
Modi called the Expo historic and said that it is the first one to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region. The Prime Minister said the Expo will go a long way in further building our deep and historical relations with UAE, and with Dubai. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)