India has contributed one million US dollars for the installation of solar panels on the roof of the imposing UN building at the world body’s headquarters in New York. The contribution will help reduce carbon footprint and promote sustainable energy.
According to India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin, India is the first responder to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres‘ call for climate action. The UN has thanked India for its contribution.
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Static/Current Takeaways Important for RRB PO Mains Exam 2018-
- Antonio Guterres is the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
- The UN Headquarters in New York, United States.