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Narendra Modi gives clarion call to world navies, says cooperate, don’t compete

Mon February 08 2016, 12:01 pm
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    rime Minister Narendra Modi in speech on Sunday said that to secure oceans to boost the economy, global navies need to cooperate not compete - he was speaking to representatives from 50 navies that were participating in the International Fleet Review in which the highlight was the display of power by the Indian Navy, which was followed by a colourful parade by contingents from India and international navies. Here are top 10 takeaways from PM Narendra Modi speech (PTI):

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    1. Narendra Modi: I believe that if oceans were to propel our economies, then we must use seas to build peace, friendship and trust, and curb conflict, respect and ensure freedom of navigation; and cooperate, not compete in responding to the challenges in the seas. (PTI)

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    2. Narendra Modi: An important part of India's transformation is the 'blue' economy. The blue Chakra, the wheel in our national flag, represents the potential of the blue economy. An essential part of this pursuit is the development of India's coastal and island territories but not just for tourism. (AP)

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    3. Narendra Modi: We want to build new pillars of economic activity in the coastal areas and in linked hinterlands through sustainable tapping of oceanic resources. It is also must to harvest the riches of the oceanic ecosystems. (PTI)

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    4. Narendra Modi: The large presence of foreign navies at this Fleet Review is a confirmation of our shared urge to walk the pathways of peace and cooperation to keep the maritime domain safe and secure. A nation's ability to reap economic benefits from the oceans rested on our capacity to respond to the challenges in the maritime domain. The threat of natural disasters like tsunami and cyclones is ever present. Man-made problems such as oil spills, climate change continue to risk the stability of the maritime domain. A peaceful and stable maritime environment is critical for regional and global security. (AP)

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    5. Narendra Modi: The oceans and world's waterways are global commons. Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam -- the concept of whole world as a family -- is perhaps most vividly witnessed on the oceans of the planet, that connect us all. (PTI)

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    6. Narendra Modi: To build on the gains from today's gathering, India would host the first ever Global Maritime Summit in April this year. Its priority would be to scale up and strengthen the vibrant trade, investment, technology and commercial linkages between India and other maritime nations. (PTI)

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    7. Narendra Modi: Terming the youth in the coastal areas as country's 'true assets'. They could lead the way in the development of blue economy in India. In partnership with all the coastal states of India, I want to shape a special programme of skilling India's youth in the coastal areas of the country. (PTI)

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    8. Narendra Modi: A nation's ability to reap economic benefits from the oceans rested on our capacity to respond to the challenges in the maritime domain. The threat of natural disasters like tsunami and cyclones is ever present. Man-made problems such as oil spills, climate change continue to risk the stability of the maritime domain. (PTI)

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    9. Narendra Modi: 37 of the Indian warships in the Fleet Review were made in India and their numbers will surely rise as govt boosts the the Make in India initiative. (AP)

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    10. Narendra Modi: Narendra Modi: In March last year in Mauritius, I had spelt out our vision for the Indian Ocean. The Indian Ocean Region is one of my foremost policy priorities. Our approach is evident in our vision of 'sagar', which means ocean and stands for Security And Growth for All in the Region. (AP)

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