September: The founder of Ahimisa Vishwa Bharti and eminent Jain Acharya, Dr Lokesh Muni ji, recently met United States Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in California and held a round of talks with her, on US elections, India –US relations and Modi Government development policies in detail.
During the meeting, the two agreed that India can play a prominent role in global affairs in the years to come.
Hillary Clinton said that spiritual leaders can also play an important role in this. Clinton, while appreciating Acharya Dr. Lokesh Muni’s Peace and Harmony Tour to USA, said that terrorism, violence, poverty and illiteracy are the major global problems.
Political, Spiritual, Social and Business leaders of America and India can work together to solve these global problems.
On his turn, Acharya Lokesh said that not only India and America but different parts of the world are affected by terrorism. America and India should together fight against terrorism. He said that India and US need to work together to find solutions for the menace of poverty and illiteracy in other parts of the world.
Acharya Lokesh Muni told Clinton during this meeting that Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi is laying a strong foundation for the development of India. One should realize that it takes time to fix things.
His government is moving in the right direction. Its results in the coming days would be visible.
There have been no major corruption cases in this government. What added to the glory of the nation and Jain community is the aspect that the meeting was highlighted worldwide by Mrs. Clinton’s office.
Acharya Lokesh invited Clinton for Jaina Convention 2017 to be held in New Jersy from 30 June to 4 July in which around 7000 representatives from 70 Jain Centres in America and from India, Canada, Britain also from other parts of the world will take part.