The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today attended the inauguration of a workshop on Sustainable Development Goals, as part of the Speaker's Research Initiative. The Prime Minister appreciated the initiative taken by the Lok Sabha Speaker Smt. Sumitra Mahajan, to make the Members of Parliament aware of issues on a specific topic through the aid of experts in the area. He said people have a lot of expectations from the MPs, and therefore, MPs need to work towards fulfilling these expectations.
Praising Member of Parliament Shri Shashi Tharoor for a recent speech at the Oxford University, the Prime Minister highlighted the importance of effective arguments in a debate.
The Lok Sabha Speaker Smt. Sumitra Mahajan and the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Shri Venkaiah Naidu were present on the occasion. The event was organized at Parliament Annexe.