UN Secy Gen presents Narendra Modi with Champions of Earth award

UN Secy Gen presents Narendra Modi with Champions of Earth award

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi was presented the UN’s Champions of the Earth Award by United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres here on Wednesday.nnPM Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron were jointly awarded the UN’s highest environmental honour for their pioneering work in championing the International Solar Alliance and promoting new areas of cooperation on environmental action.nnAddressing an event in Rajkot on Sunday, Modi had said cleanliness was an important aspect of Mahatma Gandhi’s life and the father of the nation was the most deserving candidate for the UN green award.nnSource: Press Trust of India

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