NEW DELHI: On his maiden visit to India as the United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres Monday said it is impossible to build a multipolar world without a very relevant role of India.
He also lauded India saying it is becoming a fundamental pillar of multilateralism.
“India is becoming a fundamental pillar of multilateralism, and at the same time, as we want a multipolar world, it is impossible to build a multipolar world without a very relevant role of India,” Guterres said.
Speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the UN House, Guterres said India is now becoming a global power, and is batting for a comprehensive approach towards development.
He said the United Nations should work with India, support its development plans and back its leadership in regard to climate change and the Sustainable Development Goals. (AGENCIES)