Friday, 20 September, 2019

We work with 'Minimum Government, Maximum Governance' mantra: PM Modi

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Patty Aguilar | 12 February, 2018, 05:46

In July, Modi became the first Indian prime minister to visit Israel, but did not include the Palestinians in his itinerary.

Modi, who had previously addressed thousands of his compatriots at the Dubai Opera, told the summit that 21st century technology was essential for his country to face its big challenges: Poverty, unemployment, housing, education and natural disasters. He also interacted with business leaders from Gulf Cooperation Council countries.

When Modi travels by helicopter from Jordan's capital Amman to Ramallah, the de facto capital of the Palestine Authority, he will be the first Indian prime minister to visit Palestine and he will meet President Mahmoud Abbas.

After his Palestine visit, Modi will reach Abu Dhabi, the capital of UAE, which is home to a huge Indian diaspora, January 10 evening - his second visit since August 2015.

The culture of governance in India involved making procedures simpler, abolishing unnecessary laws, reducing forms in government offices from 40-50 to four-five, bringing them on online platform, listening to people's problems with sincerity and taking action on them.

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Vice President Pence watches the opening ceremony seated in front of Kim Yo Jong , sister of North Korea's leader. The two Koreas technically remain at war, as the Korean War ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty.

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Some South Koreans hope it is a symbol of a peaceful unification. "As one unified team I hope we can go forward together". After a photo together, each of the Koreans shook hands with the three men while Kim Jong Un's sister watched .

There is also speculation that the prime minister would take part in the Mahamastakabhisheka at Shravananelagola in Hassan district.

The Prime Minister said that though governments have come and gone in India, bureaucrats have remained the same as also the system, but changes have come to be noticed. From there he visited UAE and arrived in Oman on Sunday afternoon. India is a guest of honour at the summit. The Prime Minister spoke at length about the economic opportunities in India and the series of reforms undertaken in the last 3.5 years.

The two sides renewed their commitment to work closely to strengthen maritime security in the Gulf and the Indian Ocean region, which is vital for the security and prosperity of both countries. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Modi said, the temple is a unique symbol of religious tolerance and the Indian principle of Vasudhaiv Kutumbkam- one world one family.

PM Modi paid tribute at the Wahat Al Karama on Sunday morning.

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