Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke in Hindi as he addressed the 69th UN General Assembly Session in New York on September 28, 2014, during his 5-day visit to the US. Here is the full transcript of the Indian Prime Minister’s speech at the United Nations General Assembly:
Narendra Modi – Prime Minister, India
Mr President and distinguished delegates…
Let me first congratulate you on your election as the President of the 69th session of United Nations General Assembly.
It is a truly great honor to address you for the first time as the Prime Minister of India. I stand here conscious of the hopes and expectations of the people of India.
I am also mindful of the expectations of the world from 1.25 billion people. India is a country that constitutes one-sixth of humanity; a nation experiencing economic and social transformation on a scale rarely seen in history.