In the backdrop of the terror attacks that shook Brussels last week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted the dangers posed by terrorism and said the the United Nations should address the threat or else the global body would be rendered irrelevant. “Having experienced terrorist violence ourselves on countless occasions, we share your pain …” Meanwhile, a day after scores of people were killed in an attack in Lahore, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif cancelled his Washington visit where he was scheduled to attend the Nuclear Security Summit.
He held talks with his Belgian counterpart and even inspected the parade at the Egmont Palace. “Negotiations on Extradition Treaty and a Treaty on Exchange of Sentenced Prisoners could be concluded expeditiously”, Modi said after his talks with Belgian leader.
A major chunk of India’s trade with Belgium is of diamonds and other precious stones, which are sent to Antwerp to be cut and polished. “India-EU Summit and strong economic & investment ties with Belgium will be on the agenda during my Brussels visit”, Modi tweeted.
Belgians hold an annual commemoration to this sacrifice and have installed a memorial for the lost Indian soldiers in 2001 in the City of Leper.
“This product of Indo-Belgian collaboration is an inspiring example of what our partnership can achieve”, said Modi.
On Wednesday, Modi and the Belgian Prime Minister remotely activated India’s largest telescope located at Devasthal, Uttarakhand, from Brussels.
The Council Chairman, Ali Raza Syed, while addressing the protesters said, the Kashmiris have been worst victim of Indian state terrorism. “Both sides reiterated that there should be zero tolerance for terrorism-related activities including those that are sponsored by state actors and entities and where terrorism is used as an instrument of state policy”, the statement said.
Belgian newspapers De Tijd and L’Echo initially reported the find and The Guardian confirmed the discovery.
I also look forward to my interaction with the scientists associated with LIGO project.
European Union is India’s leading trade and investment partner and biggest export destination. However, the concern is a huge one.
“We would also build partnerships in areas such as harnessing waste for energy, small wind turbines and zero emission buildings”.
Britain battled to save its steel industry on Wednesday (30 March) after India’s Tata Steel put its British operations up for sale, leaving thousands of jobs at risk as a result of cheap Chinese imports.
“It is a win-win collaboration between private sectors as well”, he said.