Tokyo, 25 May 2022 (TDI): The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, spoke at the Quad Summit that took place in Tokyo on Tuesday.

The meeting was the fourth interaction of the leaders of the four countries, Japan, the United States, Australia, and India.

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of Japan, President Joseph Biden of the United States of America, Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, and Prime Minister Anthony Albanese of Australia participated in the summit.

Remarks of the Indian Prime Minister

The Indian Prime Minister started the speech by thanking the Prime Minister of Japan, Fumio Kishida for his hospitality and then congratulated the Prime Minister of Australia, Anthony Albanese for his success in the elections.

He highlighted the importance of the Quad and explained the significance of Quad, which has established itself as a significant player on the global scene.

Further, he added that The Quad’s influence has grown and its reach has expanded. Democratic forces are gaining fresh vigor and passion as a result of mutual trust and resolve.

Modi highlighted that mutual collaboration at the Quad level is promoting a free, open, and inclusive Indo-Pacific area, which is a shared goal for all.

Additionally, he stated the post-pandemic Covid- 19 and explained the challenging conditions surrounding COVID-19.

The Quad countries have enhanced mutual collaboration in a number of sectors, including vaccine distribution, climate action, supply chain resilience, disaster response, and economic cooperation.

This contributes to the Indo-Pacific region’s peace, prosperity, and stability, as stated by Narendra Modi.

In addition, the Prime Minister emphasized the necessity of aiding nations in the area in meeting their COP26 obligations by mobilizing climate funds and transferring technology.

The Quad Meeting Initiative

The Quad Climate Change Action and Mitigation Package was announced and green shipping, clean energy, including green hydrogen, and climate and disaster resilient infrastructure are all part of the Quad Climate Change Action and Mitigation Package.

The Prime Minister urged for more Quad collaboration to construct reliable global supply chains and mentioned India’s policy framework for developing a semiconductor ecosystem.

In conclusion, the Prime Minister stressed the necessity of following through on the Quad’s positive and constructive agenda and demonstrating genuine regional advantages.

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