Challenges facing island states in the context of climate change CDRI key focus: PM

Challenges facing island states due to climate change are at the heart of efforts under the Coalition of Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) initiative, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday, while Malagasy President Andry Rajoelina praised him for India’s leadership in climate and disaster advocacy. resilience.

Madagascar recently joined CDRI and is honored to be part of this global partnership, Rajoelina said in a tweet.

“We are determined to actively participate in it and share our experience in managing climate-related disasters with other countries,” he said.

“I thank Prime Minister @narendramodi for India’s leadership in promoting #climate and disaster resilience through this Coalition. I am confident that our activities will bear fruit, with direct impacts on people’s lives “, declared the Malagasy president.

Marking the Malagasy President’s tweet, Modi said: “Thank you President @SE_Rajoelina. The challenges facing island states due to climate change are at the heart of our efforts under the CDRI initiative to create resilient infrastructure “.

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Modi had advocated for resilient infrastructure through the use of modern technology and knowledge, saying it would not only help prevent disasters for the current generation but also for future generations.

“It is a shared dream and vision that we can and must translate into reality,” he said in a video address during the inaugural session of the fourth edition of the International Conference on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure.

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