They say that friendship is like the fuel for life. As the morning began, I thought of you my dear friend and realized how lucky I am to have you in my life.
I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.
Creative universities are bedrock of every developed nation’s S&T strategy.
Population needs to be stabilized for sustainable development.
Our aim should be to make India a global R&D hub.
Global interdependence today means that economic disasters in developing countries could create a backlash on developed countries.
Wisdom is the fruit of a balanced development.
Aesthetic matters are fundamental for the harmonious development of both society and the individual.
What is politics? Political system is equal to development politics plus political politics.
My 2020 Vision for India is to transform it into a developed nation. That cannot be abstract; it is a lifeline.
An economically peaceful and prosperous Sri Lanka is the dream of youth of the nation. My message for the youth is to collectively work for an inclusively developed Sri Lanka.
Today, India consumes about 682 watts per capita, far lesser than developed nations. As India develops, it will definitely require a lot more energy.
India has to be transformed into a developed nation, a prosperous nation and a healthy nation, with a value system.
India should walk on her own shadow – we must have our own development model.
Developing nations want to become developed nations.