Emphasizing on the “Golden Principle” of 3Rs of Reduce, Reuse and Recycle, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that these concepts are fundamental and necessary for a sustainable development of mankind.
In a message through an official release to the participants of the Eighth Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific yesterday, he said, “The mantra of 3R – Reduce, Reuse and Recycle- is at the heart of any vision towards the sustainable development of mankind. All stakeholders –producers, consumers and the State alike must adhere to this golden principle which can contribute significantly in solving the twin challenges of waste management as well as the sustainable development”.
The Eighth Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific is all set to commence in Indore from 9 to 12 April 2018 with an overall theme of “Achieving Clean Water, Clean Land and Clean Air through 3R and Resource Efficiency – A 21st Century Vision for Asia-Pacific Communities”. The forum kick started today with a pre-event ceremony welcoming more than 500 delegates from across India and the world.
The Eighth Regional 3R Forum will see participation of around 40 mayors of cities around the world and mayors of more than 100 cities across India. The highlight of the event will be a series of sessions with mayors focusing on sustainable urban development and forging of inter-municipal partnerships and cooperation at the national and international level.
The signing and subsequent adoption of the ‘Indore 3R Declaration on Achieving Clean Water, Clean Land and Clean Air’ in cities by mayors and city authorities is the major expected outcome of the event.