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There should be no restrictions on energy supplies and stability in the energy market should be ensured, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today at the G20 summit in Indonesia.

We must not promote any restrictions on the supply of energy and stability in the energy market should be ensured. India is committed to clean energy and the environment," PM Modi said while addressing the G20 working session on Food and Energy Security.

"India is committed to clean energy and environment. By 2030, half of our electricity will be generated from renewable sources. Time-bound and affordable finance and sustainable supply of technology to developing countries is essential for inclusive energy transition," PM added.

PM Modi also said that during India's G-20 Presidency, India will work for global consensus on all these issues.

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"At the @g20org Summit this morning, spoke at the session on Food and Energy Security. Highlighted India’s efforts to further food security for our citizens. Also spoke about the need to ensure adequate supply chains as far as food and fertilisers are concerned," Spokesperson for the Ministry of External Affairs Arindam Bagchi said in a tweet.


"Today's fertilizer shortage is tomorrow's food crisis, for which the world will not have a solution. We should make a mutual agreement to keep the supply chain of both fertilizers and food grains stable and assured," Modi said.

The 17th edition of the G20 Summit will extensively focus on key issues of global concern under the theme of 'Recover Together, Recover Stronger'.

As part of the G20 Summit Agenda- Three working sessions will be held on food and energy security, health, and digital transformation.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a meeting with leaders of several other participating countries on the sidelines of the summit and review the progress in India's bilateral relations with them.


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