Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met United Nations General Secretary Antonio Guterres and discussed a wide range of issues pertaining to global peace and prosperity.
Guterres arrived here Monday on his maiden visit to India as the head of the world body that coincided with the commencement of events marking the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
“Had a wonderful meeting with Secretary-General of the @UN, Mr. @antonioguterres. We discussed a wide range of issues pertaining to global peace and prosperity,” Modi tweeted.
“We are extremely grateful to him for coming to India for the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention,” he said.
On Wednesday, Guterres will present Modi with United Nation’s highest environmental honour ‘Champions of The Earth Award’ at a special ceremony here.