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Underlining that the UN Environment Programme has recognised India as one of the countries on track in achieving its voluntary goals, the President said 25 nations have signed the Framework Agreement of International Solar Alliance, the first treaty-based organisation initiated by the government.

India hosted a three-day Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Delhi, in which more than 50 Asian and Pacific countries participated, Mukherjee said.

Appreciating the “invaluable contributions” made by over 30 million overseas Indians, he said the government will maximise the strengths of the Indian diaspora in nation building and for deepening the country’s global outreach.

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