Mongolia is the new bright light of democracy in our world : PM Modi to Mongolian Parliament

Mangolia (web team): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that Mongolia is the new bright light of democracy for the world, hailing the 60th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between New Delhi and Ulaanbaatar.

The Prime Minister, who was addressing the Mongolian Parliament, is the first foreign leader to address the members on Sunday, a holiday.

“Mongolia is the new bright light of democracy. Your country reminds us how beautiful this world is. It’s an honour to address the Parliament of Mongolia; it’s a special privilege to do so in 25th year of democracy in Mongolia. I’m deeply grateful for your generosity in hosting me on a Sunday, I’m humbled by warmth, welcome and wonderful hospitality,” said Prime Minister Modi, while addressing the Mongolian Parliament at the State Great Khural.

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9:12 IST Sunday, 17 May 2015

PM Modi speaks at the State Great Hural, the Mongolian Parliament

  • The convergence of Buddhism and democracy provides us a path to build an Asia of peace and cooperation, harmony and equality.
  • The 8 fold path of Buddha prescribes not just path to happiness of individuals but also guide to well being of societies & nations.
  • At a time when the global economy remains weak, the world speaks in one voice: India is the bright spot of hope to become the new locomotive for global economic momentum. We are conscious that our challenges are vast, but we have faith in our sound policies and good governance. We draw confidence from unity of our nation and common purpose of our people. As we transform lives of people, we also create opportunities for the world
  • Five decades ago, we stood firmly with you, as you sought membership of the United Nations as a proud and sovereign nation.
    In turn, time and again, you have stood in solidarity with us, in the United Nations and elsewhere.
  • Mongolia is the new bright light of democracy in our world: Pm Modi addressing the Mongolian Parliament.
  • While the human bonds have been strong our economic ties have been modest. But, I have no doubt that our relations will progress along every avenue of the new age.
  • Bonds of hearts and minds have the strength to overcome the barriers of distance
  • Our ties are timeless in spirit
  • India and Mongolia are at an important milestone. We are celebrating sixty years of diplomatic relations
  • I am delighted to visit Mongolia, a country of great people and a land infinite beauty

8:13 IST Sunday, 17 May 2015

PM Modi in Mangolia

  • I am delighted to visit Mongolia, it’s a great honor to be the first Indian PM to do so.
  • You have called us your spiritual neighbor, we will always fulfill the responsibility that comes with this honor
  • Today Mongolia is also an integral part of India’s Act East policy. We can work together to advance peace, stability and prosperity in the region.
  • Our agreements covers economic relations, development partnership, security and people to people partnerships. We attach high importance to our security cooperation. Our agreements will deepen cooperation in border security and cyber security.
  • India will provide a line of credit of $1 billion to support expansion of Mongolia’s economic capacity and infrastructure
  • We are starting a new era in our partnership.

Here is the full list of agreements signed between India and Mongolia

7:59 IST Sunday, 17 May 2015

7:33 IST Sunday, 17 May 2015

Signing on to a new Strategic Partnership with Mongolia.

7:33 IST Sunday, 17 May 2015

“India is privileged to be considered as Mongolia’s spiritual neighbour.”

PM Modi to PM Saikhanbileg at Delegation level talks

7:33 IST Sunday, 17 May 2015

Honouring a guest, the Mongolian way.

7:32 IST Sunday, 17 May 2015

Prime Minister visited the Gandantegchinlen monastery in the city, where he interacted with the Hamba Lama and gifted him a sapling of a Bodhi tree.

9:30 IST Saturday, 16 May 2015

8:30 IST Saturday, 16 May 2015
PM Modi arrived in Mongolia on historic visit, will discuss trade ties

Updates from Modi’s China visit
15:16 IST Saturday, 16 May 2015

Modi leaves for Mangolia

15:06 IST Saturday, 16 May 2015

Goodbye China! My gratitude for the warmth & hospitality. Will always remember my visit fondly: PM

14:10 IST Saturday, 16 May 2015

PM Narendra Modi addresses Indian community in Shanghai

  • The best part of my visit was the meetings I had with the youth, at two different functions
  • There is no part of the world not affected by terrorism. We who follow “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” hold the strength to fight terrorism. Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam, ‘the world is one family’. And India knows it.
  • Whole world is a family. Languages may vary, other features may differ but entire world is a family and thats what we have been taught.
  • No one would have made me prime minister by looking at my bio-data.
  • I had not imagined that a year later on the same day (16th May) I would get an opportunity like this.
  • * Last year this time the world reverberated – dukh bhare din beetay re bhaiya.

    * The world is seeing this visit very closely. The President of China welcomed another leader in a place outside Beijing.  I am very grateful to the President of China for welcoming our delegation in Xi’an.

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