In his intervention at the meeting, Moragoda said Sri Lanka’s participation at the forum was a direct result of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s initiative to include “Voices from the Global South” in G20 activities. is.
Sri Lankan Envoy Moragoda participates in G20 Space Economy in Shillong
Sri Lankan High Commissioner to India Melinda Moragoda participated in the G20 Space Economy Leaders' Meeting in Shillong, Meghalaya.
Shillong: According to the official release of the High Commission of Sri Lanka, the envoy was invited by ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) to attend the meeting Was. Other non-G20 countries represented at the meeting included Bhutan and Oman.
In line with the efforts to have ‘Space Economy’ as a formal item on the G20 agenda, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has launched Meghalaya under the G20 Presidency of India. Organized a ‘kick-off meeting’ of space economy leaders in Shillong.
Moragowda said that the purpose of this meeting is to discuss the value of space economy for the global economy and to facilitate communication and information sharing about the current status of space industry in G20 countries. Had to promote.
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is the national space agency of India.
In this context, High Commissioner Moragoda said that Sri Lanka is ready to cooperate with the G20 under the chairmanship of India so that non-G20 countries can benefit from the space economy, which The size is expected to reach USD 1 trillion, by 2040.