Sunday was the last day of the ongoing G-7 summit in Britain. After giving the mantra of ‘One Earth-One Health’ on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually addressed the summit for the second consecutive day on Sunday.
The Ministry of External Affairs gave information about Prime Minister Modi’s speech. P Harish, Additional Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs told the media- Prime Minister Modi urged the leaders of the G-7 countries to make the corona vaccine patent free, as well as sought cooperation to reach the vaccine to all countries.
Along with this, he urged for support of TRIPS waiver. Australia and South Africa supported it. Earlier, WTO and UN Secretary General have also supported it. All of them believe that this Trips Weber is very important for the global vaccination plan. India and South Africa have also sent its proposal to the WTO.
Under TRIPS Weber, India is demanding that the WTO should temporarily suspend certain trade related rights (trade related intellectual property rights) to deal with the epidemic. If this happens, it will be easier for all the countries of the world to get vaccine and medical support, because no country will be able to assert its monopoly on any health emergency product again.
Will have to work together on expansionism and cyber security
The Prime Minister took part in two sessions today. On the issue of climate change, he said – this challenge will have to be faced unitedly. We cannot work by dividing it into pieces. India is the only country in the G20, which has fulfilled all its promises related to the Paris Climate Summit. India is a natural ally of the G-7. We also have to work together on expansionism and cybersecurity. We support democracy and freedom.
Also sought cooperation on governance, availability of vaccine and climate action
Modi said that the inclusion of India in this meeting only means that the crisis the world is going through at this time cannot be dealt with without India’s participation. We look forward to working with the G-7 on health governance, vaccine availability and climate action. Referring to the use of technology in India, Modi told how Aadhaar, Direct Benefit Scheme and Jan Dhan Aadhaar were connected to mobile here.
One Earth-One Health was given the mantra
Earlier on Saturday, Modi addressed the G-7 summit. He had said that the responsibility of a democratic and transparent society should be emphasized to prevent future epidemics. German Chancellor Angela Merkel also supported his point.
The session was named Building Back Stronger – Health. The session was on global recovery from Corona and measures to stand firm against future pandemics. In this, Prime Minister Modi praised the support received from the G-7 and other visiting countries during the recent wave of Corona in India. He spoke about the attitude of the Indian society to fight the pandemic. Said that during this period, the government, industry and civil society all made efforts at their level in coordination.
French President said – supply of raw materials of vaccine should not stop
Earlier, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison held discussions with Modi. He expressed his support for India while speaking on the Trade-Related Aspect of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) agreement. French President Emmanuel Macron said that the supply of raw materials needed for the vaccine should be uninterrupted. So that countries like India can produce a vaccine for the world without interruption.
US’s B3W against China OBOR
The leaders of the G-7 countries put forward a plan to improve infrastructure in poor countries. This plan has been brought against China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) project. America will lead it. This proposal was made by US President Joe Biden in the meeting of G-7 leaders.
The proposal is named Build Back Better World B3W. The OBOR project was launched in 2013 by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Through this project, China wants to make its connectivity directly to Europe. By giving loans to many countries, China has included them in its project. In South Asia, all countries have joined it except Bhutan and India.
how is the security system
Around 6500 policemen are deployed. Apart from this, electronic surveillance will also be active. Four places have already been earmarked for the people or organizations protesting against the meeting. A protest place is 115 km away from the meeting place. Apart from this meeting, everyone will also be watching the meeting of US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
What is the importance for India
India has not become a permanent member of the UN Security Council, but its presence on the International Forum has been powerful in every respect. When Donald Trump was president, he suggested making the G-7 a G-10 or G-11; But it was also said that all democratic countries should be in it, that is, they did not want China here.
Which countries are included in G7
The G-7 includes Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the US. Britain, which is chairing the G-7, has invited India, Australia, South Korea and South Africa as guest countries. Western countries think that only India can stop China. Therefore, he has been included in this meeting. India can get success on the issue of vaccine. America and other G-7 countries can supply the vaccine directly to him. Ministers and officials of the countries involved in the G7 keep meeting throughout the year. This year the finance ministers of its member countries met before the G7 meetings.