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Live: PM Narendra Modi hails NRIs, want them to be partners in India's progress

Here are the live news updates for January 9, 2018.  

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 11:35
Image Credit: ANI

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the first Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) Parliamentary Conference in the 'Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra' at Chanakyapuri here. he hailed the contribution of NRIs and PIOs in transforming India's image at the global level. As many as 124 Members of Parliament and 17 mayors from 23 countries are participating in this conference.

Read: NRIs are our partners in vision for India's development: PM Modi at PIO Conference

Here are the live updates:-

9 January 2018, 11:46 AM

PM Modi concludes speech, expresses hope that NRIs, PIOs will continue to make India proud with their achievements.

9 January 2018, 11:35 AM

We do not intend to exploit anyone's resources, nor we are eyeing anyone's territory, our focus has always been on capacity building and development: PM Modi

We are committed to ending corruption to make India a corruption-free society: PM 


9 January 2018, 11:34 AM

The 21st century is being considered the Asian century and India will be a major player in this with its growing stature. You shall feel proud of India's growth, hence this inspires us to work even harder: PM Modi

9 January 2018, 11:28 AM

Sushma Swaraj ji not only takes care of Indian citizens but also the NRIs. Under the Ministry of External Affairs, she keeps an eye on problems of NRIs 24X7 with real-time monitoring system: PM Modi


9 January 2018, 11:26 AM

PM Modi also hails EAM Sushma Swaraj for actively helping NRI and PIOs. 

9 January 2018, 11:25 AM

During the earthquake in Nepal, flood in Sri Lanka, water problems in Maldives; India was the first to respond. When crisis struck Yemen, we saved our 4,500 people as well as 2000 others. India's humanity even in grave situations like these is a part of 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam': PM Modi

9 January 2018, 11:25 AM

More than half the investment in sectors like construction, air transport, mining, computer software, hardware, electrical equipment and many others, till now has happened in the last three years: PM Modi

9 January 2018, 11:24 AM

All of you are playing an important role in your respective states: PM  

9 January 2018, 11:23 AM

Many Indian origin leaders have been the head of the state in many countries: PM

9 January 2018, 11:23 AM

They kept the Indianness alive in their hearts but absorbed the local culture too well: PM  

9 January 2018, 11:23 AM

Whomsoever went away from India they kept the Indian values alive: PM


9 January 2018, 11:22 AM

Wherever Indians went, they integrated themselves to find their new home: PM

9 January 2018, 11:21 AM

Every Indian in any part of the world is very proud of you: PM  

9 January 2018, 11:19 AM

PIOs are true ambassadors of India to the world, says PM Modi

9 January 2018, 11:15 AM

Keeping in mind the needs of the 21st century, the government is increasing the investment in technology, transportation: PM Modi. 


9 January 2018, 11:14 AM

In last two years, we jumped 32 places in WEF rankings: PM

9 January 2018, 11:13 AM

Year 2016-17 was unbelievable as FDI of 60 billion dollars came to India: PM

9 January 2018, 11:13 AM

India has moved forward from this attitude: PM

9 January 2018, 11:13 AM

Earlier, the ''Chalta hai'' attitude was common among the people: PM

9 January 2018, 11:12 AM

It is because India itself is changing, India is transforming: PM  

9 January 2018, 11:12 AM

You must have noticed that in past 3-4 years worlds perspective towards India is changing: PM  

9 January 2018, 11:07 AM

Today, bodies like the World Bank, IMF and Moody's are looking at India in a very positive way: PM Modi

9 January 2018, 11:07 AM

If I talk about politics, I can see that there is a mini world Parliament of Indian origin sitting in front of me: PM Modi at PIO Parliamentary Conference.

9 January 2018, 11:05 AM

When there is news about how you all are influencing the geo-politics of places where you live and how you are making policies, we feel proud: PM Modi

9 January 2018, 11:03 AM

No matter where they are, I can imagine how happy your ancestors must be on seeing you all here: PM Modi at PIO conference.


9 January 2018, 10:59 AM

PM Narendra Modi addresses the first PIO (Persons of Indian Origin) Parliamentary Conference in Delhi.