He, on Sunday, Aug 15, added that it will be a "proud moment for the whole country."
"The Commonwealth Games will start in Delhi after about one and a half months. This will be a proud moment for the whole country and especially for Delhi," he stated.
"I am convinced that all our countrymen will treat the Games as a national festival and will leave no stone unturned to make them a success," said PM.
He also included, "The successful organization of Commonwealth Games would be another signal to the world that India is rapidly marching ahead with confidence."