“India Lived upto the Expectations at Cop21”- Shri Piyush Goyal World Leadership Dialogue Held
Union Minister for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy, Shri Piyush Goyal said that the whole world was looking at India at COP21 at Paris and we lived up to the expectations. India provided leadership not only to protect the interests of the developing countries and less developed countries, but also to balance the deep concerns of the future generations with climate justice, equity and fairness for all. Shri Goyal was speaking at World Leadership Dialogue held at Pune. He said that the world witnessed true leadership at the culmination of COP21 in Paris where 196 countries with different ideas and viewpoints assembled to tackle the most difficult problem facing our planet – climate change and global warming – and converge with an agreement, document and path forward for humanity. 1,600 points of dissent reduced to 0 in 10 days.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri Piyush Goyal said that leaders like Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Vallabhbhai several concepts of leadership form Shri Bhagwat Gita and drew strength and inspiration. The Minister thanked Shri Swami Chinmayanand ji for providing leadership to the entire Hindu community when it was divided & suffering from social evils. He said that as the founding member of Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Swami ji brought together different schools of thought of Hinduism on one stage. He said Swami ji’s objective was to create a unified society working for the benefit of mankind. Swami ji’s was a Karma Yogi and his mission and his work always be important to India and will provide leadership in creating leaders of tomorrow. He wished great success to centenary celebrations of Shri Swami Chinmayanand ji and was confident that it will be celebrated all over.