Ten heads of states including French President Emmanuel Macron extend their support to LiFE


New Delhi: As many as 10 heads of states, including France President Emmanuel Macron, UK Prime Minister Mary Truss have extended their support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s a unique initiative, Mission “LiFE” a global mass movement to protect and preserve the environment.

In his message, the French President Emmanuel Macron said the time when our world is subject to increasing geo-political tensions, we have no choice but to choose cooperation over division, for one single reason.

He said ,”no one can address global challenges, and especially climate change, on their own. The LiFE initiative is part of this agenda for stronger cooperation”.

“I am pleased, in that regard, that France and India agreed on leading a global initiative on the end of single-use plastic, and by fostering a common partnership between citizens committed to changing their lifestyles and therefore the world. With the LiFE initiative, Prime Minister Modi will give us this opportunity” Macron said in message.

Sharing the same sentiments, UK PM Ms. Elizabeth Truss, also extended her support this initative and said, It’s a real pleasure to join Prime Minister Modi in launching their LiFE initiative today and I commend India’s leadership.

She added that this is all about helping people make greener choices and live more sustainable lives. So let’s keep making this long-term choices, let’s keep leading the way and let’s take another big step to move forward together. We shall meet next month with India’s G20 presidency next year”.

Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba said, ” I thank the organizer for giving Nepal an opportunity to express our support for the pioneering movement such as LiFE”

He also congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for advancing the idea for Lifestyle for Environment and said this is a pioneering movement that can help in fighting climate change and achieve SDGs.

Mr. Pravind Jugnauth, Prime Minister of Mauritius said, Governments are joining hands with businesses around the world to address environmental issues. I, therefore, strongly support the movement launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to build on good practices at the level of individuals, communities and institutions in order to accelerate the transition to the most sustainable future.

Extending his support, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, President of Maldives said, Prime Minister Modi’s Mission LiFE couldn’t have come at a more crucial juncture. The ill effects of the climate crisis come at us with full force.This ambitious initiative is a call for action. Let’s not end here.

“I am convinced that LiFE could become one of the turning points in our fight against the climate crisis. I thank India, through its Prime Minister, who is an inspiring leader in environmental protection, for bringing us together for this cause” said Andry Rajoelina, President of Madagascar.

Irakli Garibashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia, “we welcomes and fully supports this global initiative timely introduced by his Excellency Narendra Modi. Georgia promote an environmentally conscious lifestyle that focuses on the principle of mindful and deliberate utilization. In this regard we have taken significant steps to fulfill our international commitments as well as obligations under the EU-Georgia association agreement”

Irfaan Ali, President of Guyana, Kaja Kallas, Prime Minister of Estonia, Alberto Fernandez, President of Argentina have also extended their support to the Mission “LiFE.

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on Thursday launched Mission LiFE (Lifestyle for Environment), in the presence of the UN Secretary General António Guterres, at the Statue of Unity, Ekta Nagar, Gujarat.

It was first proposed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi at COP 26 at Glasgow Climate Change conference in November 2021.


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