Addressing a town hall event at the Siri Fort auditorium today on the third and final day of his visit to India, US President Barack Obama...
Addressing a town hall event at the Siri Fort auditorium today on the third and final day of his visit to India, US President Barack Obama made a strong pitch for religious tolerance here – PM Narendra Modi was not a part of the event.
Here are the highlights:
Countries like India need to embrace cleaner fuels to tackle climate change.
Nations are more successful when their women are successful, says Obama
In recent years, India has lifted more people from poverty than any other country: Obama.
US welcomes greater role for India in Asia Pacific. Freedom of navigation must be upheld and disputes be sorted in peaceful manner: Obama
The US supports India’s inclusion as a permanent member in the UN Security Council: Obama
We welcome India’s ambitious targets to meet cleaner energy needs. We are ready to help in it: US President
World without nuclear weapons should be goal for us: Obama.
I would love more American students coming to India than Indian students coming to America:Obama
I believe America can be India’s “best partner”, says US President Barack Obama.
India will succeed so long it is not splintered on religious lines: Obama
We have to guard against any efforts to divide us on sectarian lines or any other thing: Obama