Reiterating India’s stand on green energy and global warming, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi told popular US TV talk show host David Letterman that if the world provides resources and technology, he is willing to convert the nation to “ clean energy completely”.
“If the world helps me with technology, helps me with resources, I will be the very first person to switch over to clean energy completely,” Modi told the American presenter in a promo released by National Geographic channel on Saturday.
The interview will be aired on National Geographic channel on Saturday, in a documentary series ‘Years of Living Dangerously’.
This was the third interview given by Modi to journalists after becoming the Prime Minister, earlier he gave special interviews to Times Now and Network 18.
Modi reportedly briefed the popular comedian and host about the India’s position and strategies to help fight climate change.
The promo shows a very tensed Letterman and his entire crew preparing for the interview at the residence of the Indian premier in the lush-green environs of capital New Delhi.
Then Modi appears and engages in a stimulating conversation with Letterman in the promo.
Finally, Letterman is seen bidding farewell to Modi and exclaims, “I wish if he invite me for a sleepover.”
Letterman, however, said, “I have nothing but questions for Modi,” adding that he now wished to have done the interview one more time.
The popular NGC series has featured popular Hollywood stars Harrison Ford and Matt Damon. It searches into controversies and reasons behind the issue of climate change.