Kohima, September 25 (NE): Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi was on Wednesday received the Global Goalkeeper Award by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for his contributions towards a clean and green India through the remarkable initiative – Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
Thanking the Bill and Malinda Gates Foundation for the award, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said I would like to dedicate the Global Goalkeeper Award to the 130 crore people of India and the collective endeavours of our nation to improve cleanliness. It makes me most happy that India’s successes in sanitation have helped women and children the most.
I dedicate the Global Goalkeeper Award, conferred by the @gatesfoundation, to the 130 crore people of India and the collective endeavours of our nation to improve cleanliness.
It makes me most happy that India’s successes in sanitation have helped women and children the most. pic.twitter.com/Va4QKMY3tv
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 25, 2019
Congratulating Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on receiving Global Goalkeeper Award, Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio said, It’s a special recognition for Swachch Bharat Abhiyan, which demonstrates Prime Minister’s “Commitment to the Global Goals through impactful work in their country and/or globally”.
“The Global Goalkeeper Award recognises the progress India has made in providing safe sanitation under his leadership,” the Gates Foundation said, adding that “the Swachh Bharat mission can be a model for several other countries that urgently need to improve access to sanitation for the world’s poorest”.