New Delhi: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the 90th Interpol General Assembly in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister extended a warm welcome to all the dignitaries on the occasion of the 90th Interpol General Assembly in New Delhi. The Prime Minister highlighted that India is celebrating 75 years of its independence which is a celebration of people and cultures. The Prime Minister also informed that Interpol will be celebrating 100 years of its inception in the year 2023.
The Prime Minister highlighted the connection of Interpol philosophy with Indian culture and underlined the similarity between the INTERPOL’s motto of ‘Connecting Police with a Safer World’ with quote from the Vedas stating “Aano Bhadra Krtavo Yantu Vishwatah” i.e. let noble thoughts come from all directions, which, he elaborated that it is a call for universal cooperation to make the world a better place.
The Prime Minister reminded about many emerging harmful globalized threats that the world faces such as terrorism, corruption, drug trafficking, poaching and organised crime.
Upon his arrival on the dais, the Prime Minister witnessed the Entrance of the Colours – a march past by the ITBP contingent. This was followed by the National Anthem of India and the Interpol Anthem. The Prime Minister was presented with a bonsai plant by the President of Interpol. Subsequently, the Prime Minister released a commemorative postal stamp and a Rs 100 coin to mark the 90th Interpol General Assembly
Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Interpol President Ahmed Naser Al Rais, Interpol Secretary General Jurgen Stock, and CBI Director Subodh Kumar Jaiswal were those present on the occasion.
Addressing the INTERPOL General Assembly in New Delhi. https://t.co/JrbpZ9hLq6
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