PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the Global AYUSH Investment and Innovation Summit in Gandhinagar on Wednesday. WHO DG Dr. Tedros, CM Bhupendra Patel, and the Prime Minister of Mauritius also participated in this event. During the event, the WHO chief surprised everyone by speaking in Gujarati. He said that “I am getting the privilege of visiting the land of Mahatma Gandhi.”WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in Gujarati at the Global AYUSH Investment and Innovation Summit in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, Kem chho (How are you all)?
Dr. Tedros also said that the areas of focus—long-term strategic investment and the government’s commitment to sustainably developing traditional medicine—need innovation, innovators, and government, now bring traditional medicine to market and ensure that The communities that impart this knowledge should also benefit.
“So far this year, 14 startups have joined the Unicorn Club. I am sure unicorns will soon emerge from AYUSH start-ups.” He said, “We are going to make a special AYUSH mark. This mark will apply to the highest quality AYUSH products made in India.”
Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel said during the program that the efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi have made a place in the world for Yoga and for now traditional medicine. People all over the world are now turning to traditional medicine. Now is the time to move on to preventive medicine.
At the same time, after inaugurating the program, PM Modi said, “This is the first time an investment summit is being organized for the AYUSH sector. I thought about it when there was an outbreak of COVID19. During this time ‘Ayush Kada’ and other similar products have helped people to increase their immunity.
Today the Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of the WHO Global Center for Traditional Medicine in Jamnagar, Gujarat. The Director-General of WHO thanked Prime Minister Modi for providing support for this center. On this occasion, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization said that the ‘WHO-Global Center for Traditional Medicine’ is not a coincidence. My Indian teachers taught me well about traditional medicine and I am very grateful to them.
"आयुष क्षेत्र का विस्तार निवेश के विभिन्न आयामों को पंख दे रहा है। दुनिया भर के कई बड़े एंटरप्रेन्योर, टेक कंपनियां और चिकित्सा केंद्र इस ओर लगातार आकर्षित हो रहे हैं।": @DrTedros, महानिदेशक @WHO— पीआईबी हिंदी (@PIBHindi) April 20, 2022
वैश्विक आयुष निवेश और नवाचार शिखर सम्मेलन में @DrTedros के भाषण के प्रमुख अंश⬇️ pic.twitter.com/guN8V67cIO
Whereas earlier on 19 April, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus met after the inaugural program of the World Health Organization’s Global Center for Traditional Medicine in Jamnagar. PM Modi also praised him. He said that I am especially grateful to the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. On behalf of every Indian, I thank him for the words he has spoken in praise of India.