STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Modi's five-nation tour a 'strategic, diplomatic success', says Shah

Amit Shah said what the country could not achieve in decades was achieved by the BJP-led government in just two years.

Published: 09th June 2016 08:33 PM  |   Last Updated: 09th June 2016 08:33 PM   |  A+A-

PTI-Amit-shah

BJP national president Amit Shah addressing a public meeting at Old Helipad ground in Puducherry on Saturday. | PTI

NEW DELHI: BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's five-nation tour as an "unprecedented strategic and diplomatic success", and said what the country could not achieve in decades was achieved by the BJP-led government in just two years.

"Modi's historic address to the US Congress has brought honour for crores of Indians and his five-nation tour has achieved unprecedented strategic and diplomatic success. A prosperous and strong India is marking its presence on the global stage in the leadership of Modi ji," Shah said in a statement.

Prime Minister Modi left on June 4 on his tour of Afghanistan, Qatar, Switzerland, the US and Mexico. He left for home on Thursday from Mexico City.

Shah said it is due to the success of the BJP government's "aggressive diplomacy" that India is poised to become a member of the major multi-lateral export control regime -- the 34-member Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR).

"After joining this group, India, for the first time would be able to export weapons. It's the result of the diplomatic success of the Modi government that the country has achieved this feat in just two years, what we could not achieve in decades," he said.

The BJP president also said that on India's call, the world is uniting on the issue of terrorism.

"Prime Minister's call to fight the menace of terrorism is gaining support across the world. Many of the nations of the world were forced to change their strategy against terrorism. The recognition of terrorism as bad and good has come to an end, and political and economical support to terror sheltering nations has been controlled," Shah said.

Shah said that despite obstructions by the opposition, decision-making is the speciality of the Modi government.

"Even during crisis, India has shown its leadership quality and has marked its place in the world," he said.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp