Narendra Modi expressed his intent to help Pacific Island Countries to enhance continues support by United Nations Security Council and there by favouring investments in pacific countries economy. Prime Minister Shri.Narendra Modi attended Forum for India-Pacific Islands Cooperation (FIPIC) summit organized at Jaipur yesterday. Modi quoted, India needs a permanent membership in UNSC and require support from Pacific regions. FIPIC is a multinational organization formed in 2014 between India and other 14 neighbouring island nations.
Modi’s speech at summit elucidates his approach for granular relationship with all the 14 neighbouring pacific island nations. Modi seeked the support of Pacific Nations so as to get continuous support from UNSC. Summit was organized between India and 14 Pacific Island nations like Fiji, Cook Islands, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
Narendra Modi added, “We have new challenges like climate change; new frontiers like the space and the ocean. We live in a globalised world in a digital age with a transformed economy. The United Nations must keep pace with the changing world. We must press for reform in the United Nations Security Council to ensure its relevance and effectiveness in the 21st century”.
Globalization has reformed the perspective of geography and opportunities are craving into Pacific and Indian Ocean region nations. Future of Pacific Island nations is dependent on communications with neighbouring lands.