Asia’s oldest tradition can help to tackle terrorism and climate change: PM Modi
 Source : NewsBharati  Date : 05-Aug-2017

New Delhi, August 5: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his video message for 'Samvad' a Global Initiative on Conflict Avoidance and Environment Consciousness in Yangon, Myanmar, called for a dialogue to tackle terrorism and climate change.

PM Modi also said that dialogue is the only way to cut through deep rooted religious stereotypes and prejudices that divide communities across the world and sow seeds of conflict between nations and societies. He's a product of the ancient Indian tradition and that he firmly believes in dialogue on difficult issues. Every individual should nurture nature and should not exploit it.

 

"As the inter-connected and inter-dependent world of 21st century battles a number of global challenges, from terrorism to climate change, I am confident that the solutions will be found through Asia’s oldest traditions of dialogue and debate."

The Prime Minister said that it is only natural that the search for answers should be led by the humanity’s longest traditions of thought, rooted in various religions, civilizations, and multiple streams of spirituality he is a product of the ancient Indian tradition that firmly believes in dialogue on difficult issues.

"The ancient Indian concept of 'Tarka Shastra' is founded on dialogue and debate as the model for exchange of views and avoidance of conflict."

PM Modi further said, if man does not nurture nature, then nature reacts in the form of climate change. He asserted that man must relate to nature, revere nature, not merely consider it a resource to be exploited. He said, the inter-connected and inter-dependent world of 21st century battles a number of global challenges, from terrorism to climate change.