Kigali (Rwanda) :The Kigali Agreement has been signed by 197 nations that even includes India. The agreements signed mainly focuses on the global climatic issues with prime goal of curbing the use of climate-altering hydroflourocarbons (HFCs).
Furthermore this agreements will leverage nations to fight with global warming to reduce by 0.5 degree by end of the centure and to enable to achive the target ser in Paris.The flexibility and cooperation shown by India as well as other countries has created this fair, equitable and ambitious HFC agreement. This agreement also creates new oppurtunities for countries like India to access and develop technologies that leave a low carbon footprint.
India joins the nations of the world in lauding the Hydroflurocarbon (HFC) Amendment to the Montreal Protocol, agreed to at the 28th Meeting of Parties at Kigali, Rwanda. The Kigali Agreement is a reaffirmation of the global intent to mitigate climate change and exemplifies international co-operation in this regard. The Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol is legally binding and will come into force from January 1, 2019.
"The Kigali Agreement to the Montreal Protocol reached this morning is a historic occasion, which will have a lasting impact on our planet.
I congratulate all countries for having come together on this critical issue, which will contribute to a greener Earth", the Prime Minister said.