New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has said economic growth is essential for the people, but should take place in a way which does not harm the environment.
According to the Prime Minister's Office, Dr. Singh said on twitter: "Economic growth is essential for the people, but we cannot allow growth to be pursued in a manner which damages our environment."
Environment Ministers of the BASIC countries- Brazil, South Africa, India and China- called on the Prime Minister here today.
The leaders are supposed to have focused on working out a common and concerted strategy on the proposed new global climate change regime during the meeting.
The BASIC countries have emerged as a key component for a successful outcome in climate talks since the Copenhagen round of talks in 2009. (ANI)
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