Myanmar becomes 68th signatory to Framework Agreement of International Solar Alliance
Recently, Myanmar has joined the India-initiated International Solar Alliance (ISA) and became the 68th signatory to the Framework Agreement of the ISA. The primary aim of the alliance is to work for efficient exploitation of solar energy to reduce dependence on fossil fuels. It is headquartered at Gwal Pahari village in Gurugram, Haryana. The initiative was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and then French President Francois Hollande at the Paris climate summit in 2015. It is open to all 121 prospective member countries falling between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.
Topics: Foreign relations of India • Government of India • Gurgaon • Gwal Pahari • Haryana • International Solar Alliance • Isa • Narendra Modi • Solar Power in India • States and union territories of India • United Nations Climate Change Conference