New Delhi, September 11, 2023 – Following the G20 India Summit, Dr. Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State, shed light on the proposed India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC), referred to as the “G20 Bharat-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor.” This corridor aims to revive India’s quest for enhanced connectivity in the region.
India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor Redefines Connectivity in the Region, Says Dr. Jitendra Singh
- IMEC has two parts: an Eastern Corridor linking India to the Gulf and a Northern Corridor connecting the Gulf to Europe.
- It includes railways, ship-rail transit, and road routes, tackling challenges like Pakistan’s access denial and China’s connectivity plans.
- IMEC rekindles memories of pre-Partition India, echoing Rabindranath Tagore’s “Kabuliwala.”
- It’s about more than infrastructure; it’s about reestablishing cultural and historical connections.
The Power of Connectivity
- Better connectivity fosters trust among nations, not just trade.
- IMEC strengthens global unity, reflecting Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision.
G20 Delhi Declaration
- The G20 Delhi Declaration tackled global issues transparently, emphasizing economic cooperation and addressing conflicts’ impact.
Global Biofuels Alliance and Sustainability
- India’s leadership in the Global Biofuels Alliance aligns with its goal of net-zero emissions by 2070, crucial for environmental sustainability exams.
African Union’s Entry into G20
- The African Union’s G20 admission reflects India’s global leadership under Prime Minister Modi.
G20 India Presidency’s Reach
- The G20 India Presidency was extensive, spanning 60 cities and hosting 220+ meetings, showcasing India’s commitment to international cooperation.
- IMEC is set to reshape regional connectivity, signaling India’s commitment to global unity and sustainability.
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