Prime Minister – Narendra Modi:
Gratitude to all the nations who initiated and co-sponsored the resolution on International Year of Millets at the UN.
Distinguished delegates were also served delicious Millet Murukku!
This is one snack I also relish and urge all of you to try it as well.
Tirumurti – Ambassador of India to UN:
Delighted that Indian sponsored UN resolution on “International Year of Millets 2023” was adopted by consensus in UNGA this morning.
Big step to promote nutritional & ecological benefits of millets to the as a key component of food basket & effect policy changes
Big thank you to all co-sponsors, especially Bangladesh, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, Russia & Senegal, and all Member States of UN for their strong support!
Glad that all Member States enjoyed the delicious millet “murukku” distributed by our Mission