Newdelhi:28/4/23:The Y20 Pre-Summit concluded successfully today in Leh.The Pre summit was organized from 26th to 28th April.
Addressing a press conference on the conclusion Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Anurag Singh Thakur said that G20 under India’s Presidency has set new milestones. He said that the discussions and deliberations are going on successfully and also India’s rich art, culture and heritage has left lasting impression on the delegates from across the world. He also said that around 103 delegates participating in the Y20 pre summit in Leh are mesmerized by the monasteries, sangam and landscape of Leh and they want to return to Ladakh again.
The meeting focused on the five Y20 themes of Shared Future: Youth in Democracy and Governance ; Future of Work: Industry 4.0, Innovation & 21st Century Skills; Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction: Making Sustainability a Way of Life; Peace Building and Reconciliation: Ushering in an era of No War and Health, Wellbeing & Sports: Agenda for Youth.
Earlier the Union Minister held Yuva Samvaad with the delegates and said that the runway is ready for youth to take off, whether it is for economy or education, sports or entrepreneurship,skill development or digitisation, and the youth – now have a mission to make a global impact.
At the Yuva Samvaad Shri Anurag Singh Thakur interacted with the delegates from the participating countries and held discussion on various issues related to youth, start ups, women, skill development, education among others.
Later in the evening Union Minister Shri Anurag Thakur participated in the closing ceremony where two short videos on Azadi Ki Amrit Kahaniyan were launched. On the occasion Modi@20 book was also released . The launch was graced by Lieutenant Governor of Leh-Ladakh Shri Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd). It was also graced by the presence of Shri Tashi Gyalson, Chief Executive Councillor; Shri Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, Member of Parliament, Ladakh.