NAM must contribute to world peace
Tehran (ANTARA News) - Indonesian Vice President Boediono said that the Non-Aligned Movement (MAM) members must provide bigger contribution to the world peace and promote political, social justice and democratization.
"The movement must become a power to create evenly distributable global prosperity so that there will be no longer country which lagged behind economic development," the vice president told the press here on Thursday.
The vice president made the remarks after attending the opening of the NAM Summit. The opening was also attended by Iranian Head of State/Supreme Religious Leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Boediono said that NAM has to realize the rule of creating prosperity if it was willing to maintain its relevance amid the world's dynamism and fast changes.
He said that NAM membership since its birth in 1962 had rapidly increased from 25 to 120 whose combined population accounted for two-thirds of the total population of the United Nations` member countries.
"NAM has served as the spearhead of the efforts to end colonialism and is consistent in its efforts to find peaceful solutions to the global conflict. And the important thing is that NAM must assure that efforts to improve prosperity must become a global agenda," he said.