In his address, Vice president said that NAM has played an important role in promoting global peace & security & in voicing the hopes and aspirations of nearly two-thirds of humanity.
Vice president called upon the NAM partners to join hands to fight terrorism as it continues to expand its tentacles with increasing impunity.
Vice President slammed Pakistan after it raised the Kashmir issue at the summit. He said, Pakistan is epic center of terrorism and India has been victim of its cross boarder terror.
Vice President expressed his gratitude to Azerbaijan for releasing a postal stamp to celebrate the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his 150th birth anniversary.
Mahatma Gandhi’s life and legacy were remembered by people across the world on his 150th birth anniversary.
Over the years, India’s bilateral trade with oil-rich Azerbaijan has increased substantially from around USD 50 million in 2005 to around USD 463 million in 2017, according to India’s Embassy in Baku.