Modi greets people on UN Day

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted people on the occasion of United Nations Day.

“Greetings to everyone on UN Day. UN completes 70 years in service of humanity, committed to its goal of making the world a peaceful place,” Modi tweeted.

In another tweet, he said “India is at the forefront of various initiatives of the UN and is committed to doing our best in supporting UN in their endeavours.”

“On @UN day iconic buildings worldwide will be illuminated in blue at night. In India, Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad will be illuminated,” he announced.

The ideals and path shown by Mahatma Gandhi are extremely relevant today and they resonate with the UN charter and ideals, he added.

UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force of the UN charter in 1945. October 24 has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948.

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